British manufactured weapons that were world beaters

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  1. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    From the RAF Bomber thread...

    Which weapons over the last 100 years or so were world beaters?

    Harrier Jump Jet
    Centurion Tank

    Ok I'm stumped what else?
     
  2. lee enfield 303
    Bren
    Spitfire
    Upholder class subs
     
  3. The Long Bow
    Sorry meant strongbow - does me in every time
    HH
     
  4. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    Bren was Czech...Brno & Enfield.....was also used by Jerry I believe....
     
  5. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    mmm ok after thinking

    Mills Bomb

    Matilda M2 - till the Germans started cheating.
     
  6. msr

    msr LE

    Challenger 2
     
  7. Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife
     
  8. The Gurkha.
     
  9. Churchill AVRE "Petard" chucker....Percy Hobart you beauty!
     
  10. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    BV's in armoured vehs.
     
  11. The Dreadnought
    Radar
    Hedgehog
    Buccaneer
    Mk VIII torpedo
     
  12. the Bren gun was manufactured here, as were (and are) dozens of other licensed products. Maybe the thread should have been "British designed weapons that were world beaters"
     
  13. Hawker Hunter
    English Electric Canberra
     
  14. The Chain Home early warning radar system. The air defence command and control arrangements were pretty good, too.

    Centurion - and the 105mm tank gun

    The woolly pully
     
  15. vickers mg
    25lb pounder
    spitfire