As a response to the Soviet threat of a supersonic nuclear bomber, the UK built a combined rocket & jet engined fighter that was on track to become the standard NATO interceptor for Europe.
But in a turn of events that would worthy of a cold war espionage novel, it was pushed out of the way by the UK & US governments and a hostile rival.
This is the story of Britains Rocket Jet fighter the SR-177.

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Presented by Paul Shillito

Written and Researched by Paul Shillito

Images and Footage
Royal Navy, Lockheed,
Saunders Roe, USAF,
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Intro Music by
Mike Mullen BMI
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