VSTOL, Harrier, was adapted for close support of ground operations and could be used from aircraft carriers.634 ... NATO also viewing the concept opted for the Fiat G.91.635 The RN was offered the aircraft but also declined. ... It was powered by two rolls Royce Avon axial flow gas turbines.640It entered service in 1949, hundreds were built under license in the USA (air force) and saw action in Vietnam.
|Title||:||The Defence Industrial Base and Foreign Policy|
|Publisher||:||Glen Segell Publishers - 1998-01-01|