Ladies and Gentlemen, HMS Speedy:
(Note: the D.N.L.E. should not be confused with the Admiralty's Department of the Director of Naval Equipment, also known as the Directorate of Naval Equipment.)...
Looks like the requirement was for a heavily protected defence orientated tank, employing ambush tactics (similar in a number of respects to the S-Tank), for use by the British Army On the Rhine (BAOR). IIRC, default NATO strategy in the event...
Fighter project, 1943
The Airspeed firm suggested to the Admiralty the transformation of the radio-controlled flying-boat target aircraft AS-37 into a scaled-up jet fighter, powered by one de Havilland Halford H.1 centrifugal-flow turbojet with 1,225 kgf static thrust in the forward area of the...
Source: Norman Friedman's Seapower and Space p365-366.
AST.9003 envisaged satellites orbiting at 200 miles in 97 degree (sun-synchronous) orbits carrying two cameras with television readout, and an ELINT Antenna.
Resolution of the cameras would be 25 and 5 yards with swath widths of 45 and 7...
ORIGINAL CAPTION: The CarbSAR concept could fly as a demonstration in 2021
From earlier this year: