FALKLANDS WAR 25 PART FOUR

We continue a major series to mark the 25 anniversary of the conflict in the South Atlantic with a whole raft of fascinating features:

Sea Harrier launching a Sidewinder missile.

Pictured: A Sea Harrier launching a Sidewinder missile during air combat in the Falklands War.
Photo: Royal Navy.

AGAINST THE ODDS
Combat pilot Sharkey Ward explains how the Royal Navy’s Sea Harriers faced not only the enemy but also a lack  of UK appreciation of their capabilities.

DDGS AND FFGS WERE THE FALL GUYS
Lack of Airborne Early Warning aircraft caused losses.

ARGENTINEAN STRIKE FRUSTRATED
The story of how an Argentinean carrier tried and failed to sink the British fleet’s key ships.

CARRIERS' WAR
Despite defence cuts, the Royal Navy retained two small carriers that made the difference between defeat and victory for the UK.

FALKLANDS 25 NEWS
The big anniversary events in London and news-in-brief.

'WE COULD DO IT TODAY, BUT DIFFERENTLY'
Rear Admiral Tony Johnstone-Burt reflects on the war.

MINERVA'S WAR OF NERVES
A veteran provides the inside story of the frigate Minerva’s war.

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