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A SEPECAT Jaguar aircraft.


The Jaguar was a tactical strike and reconnaissance fighter which could carry nuclear weapons.

The Jaguar was in Royal Air Force service between 1974 and 2007.

One of its main roles was to attack enemy tanks. During the Cold War, if Soviet forces had invaded West Germany, Jaguars would have been used to protect Western Europe.

This Jaguar took part in the first Gulf War in 1990 and 1991, carrying out 40 missions.

Date:    1976
Mark: GR.1A
Crew: 1 (pilot)
Top speed:  1,056 mph (1,690 km/h)
Range: 875 miles (1,400 km)
Weapons: 2 x 30mm Aden cannon
Up to 10,000lb (4,545Kg) including rockets and bombs

The nose of the SEPECAT Jaguar aircraft.

The nose of the Jaguar aircraft.

Cockpit view

Inside the cockpit of a Jaguar aircraft. There are several dials and switches on the dashboard.

The cockpit of the SEPECAT Jaguar aircraft.

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