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    Inert Practice Rapier Missile

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    ~ An Inert Practice Rapier Missile ~


    ~ Rapier ~

    Rapier is a British surface-to-air missile developed for the British Army and Royal Air Force. Entering service in 1971, it eventually replaced all other anti-aircraft weapons in Army service; guns for low-altitude targets, and the English Electric Thunderbird, used against longer-range and higher-altitude targets. As the expected air threat moved from medium-altitude strategic missions to low-altitude strikes, the fast reaction time and high maneuverability of the Rapier made it more formidable than either of these weapons, replacing most of them by 1977. It remains the UK's primary air-defence weapon after almost 35 years of service, and its deployment is expected to continue until 2020.

    ~ Markings ~

    It is stencilled in yellow with:

    INERT

    and

    INSTRUCTIONAL USE

    ~ Condition ~

    The missile is in good order with minor wear to the paint.

    ~ Dimensions ~

    The missile has a length of 2.230 metres and a diameter of 12cm.

    ~ Postage ~

    UK postage is £60 or the Rapier missile can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
    £ 2,250
    Category:Accessories
    Subcategory:Ammunition
    Condition:Used - Good condition
    Price:£ 2,250
    Sale type:Trade
    Recommended Usage:Collection item
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    Inert Practice Rapier Missile
    Inert Practice Rapier Missile
    £ 2,250
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