BRISTOL BLOODHOUND
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Light Tanks

T34 Tank @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Anti-Aircraft

85mm Flak 37 @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Armoured Cars

Daimler Mk 1 Armoured Car @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Heavy Tanks

Russian T-55 Heavy Tank @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Missiles

Bristol Bloodhound Missile @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Artillery

13 Ib Light Artillery @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Light Weaponry

Light weaponry @ The Muckleburgh Collection, NR25  7EG

Yeomanry

Yeomanry Norfolk & Suffolk regiments @ The Muckleburgh Collection, NR27 5EG
RAPIER MK 1
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Light Tanks

T34 Tank @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Anti-Aircraft

85mm Flak 37 @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Armoured Cars

Daimler Mk 1 Armoured Car @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Heavy Tanks

Russian T-55 Heavy Tank @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Missiles

Bristol Bloodhound Missile @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Artillery

13 Ib Light Artillery @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Light Weaponry

Light weaponry @ The Muckleburgh Collection, NR25  7EG

Yeomanry

Yeomanry Norfolk & Suffolk regiments @ The Muckleburgh Collection, NR27 5EG
ENGLISH ELECTRIC THUNDERBIRD MK 2
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Light Tanks

T34 Tank @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Anti-Aircraft

85mm Flak 37 @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Armoured Cars

Daimler Mk 1 Armoured Car @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Heavy Tanks

Russian T-55 Heavy Tank @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Missiles

Bristol Bloodhound Missile @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Artillery

13 Ib Light Artillery @ The Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EG

Light Weaponry

Light weaponry @ The Muckleburgh Collection, NR25  7EG

Yeomanry

Yeomanry Norfolk & Suffolk regiments @ The Muckleburgh Collection, NR27 5EG

SATNAV:  NR25 7EH ,  WEYBOURNE, NORFOLK, UK

open 25 March to 29th october every day 10am - 5pm

information:  01263 588 210  
 SHOP:   01263 588 284 (when Museum is open)

missile  collection

A range of missiles can be seen in the Museum
PictureBriston Bloodhound @ Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EH
BRISTOL BLOODHOUND

The Bristol Bloodhound Mk 2 is a British surface-to-air missile developed during the 1950's as the UK's main air defence weapon. Radar controlled it could accruately destroy aircraft up to a height of almost 60,000 feet

The missile comprises two ram jet engines and four solid fuel boosters which fall away when the ram jets take over. The Museum's missile came from RAF West Raynham in Norfolk and the launch unit from Switzerland

technical specifications

Speed:    Mach 2.7 (1,800 MPH)
Range:    114 Miles
Height:   59,000 Feet
Missile Weight:   2.5 Tons

Rapier Mk1 Missile @ Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EH
RAPIER MK 1
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The Rapier Mk1 and its successors has been the main British anti-aircraft weapon for over thirty years. It was successfully used in the Falklands and Middle East conflicts while later marks still remain in service today 

The system comprises separate launcher, tracking radar and power generator units. Missiles can hit a target at 10,000 feet in 15 seconds 

technical specifications

Speed:  Mach 2.2 (1,600 MPH)
Height: 400-6,800 Metres (1,300-22,000 Feet)
Missile weight: 34 Kg (74 Pounds)

English Electric Thunderbirds Missile @ Muckleburgh Collection NR25 7EH
THUNDERBIRD MK2
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Th English Electric Thunderbird was brought into use by the British Army in 1959 for destoying aircraft up to a height of 65,000 feet. It was fully mobile and was mainly located at bomber bases for defence during the Cold War until it was replaced by the Rapier missile in 1977

It was launched using four solid fuelled rocket boosters which fell away with flight maintained by a single internal solid fuel motor. Guidance was provided by semi-active radar and controlling fins. Its warhead was of high explosive surrounded by rods which could destroy an aircraft by proximity

technical specifications

Speed:    Mach 2 (1,500 MPH)
Height:   5,000 to 65,000 Feet
Range:   48 Km (30 Miles)