jump jet

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jump jet

a fixed-wing jet aircraft that is capable of landing and taking off vertically
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The decision to scrap the aircraft carrier Ark Royal and the Harrier jump jet fleet has undermined the armed forces' ability to mount crucial operations, leading military figures have warned David Cameron.
SOME OF THE BIG CUTS The Ark Royal, launched in 1985, will be decommissioned immediately, rather than in 2014 The construction of two new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, will go ahead, but will not carry planes until 2019 The navy will lose 5,000 personnel and its surface fleet will be cut from 23 to 19 Some squadrons of RAF Tornado jets will be saved - although some air force bases will close The Army will have to cut up to 7,000 or so personnel over the next five years, and tanks will be reduced by 40 per cent The Ministry of Defence itself will cut its civilian personnel by 25,000 by 2015 The Harrier jump jet will be retired and RAF manpower will be reduced by 5,000 to 33,000 by 2015
A HARRIER jump jet took off yesterday for the last time from a British aircraft carrier, bringing an end to a proud history of naval and aviation endeavour.
FOR THE HIGH JUMP: The Harrier Jump Jet will be scrapped as part of the Strategic Defence Review announced by Prime Minister David Cameron
While Cheryl was lagging behind a Harrier Jump Jet and followed closely by the Lamborghini Diablo.
Defence bosses have dismissed footage of British soldiers apparently playing "chicken" with a low flying Harrier jump jet as servicemen "letting off steam".
The show features 36 displays, with highlights including the Red Arrows, the Harrier Jump Jet, the RAF Falcons and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.
In a rushed defence review last year, the Government mothballed one of the two carriers due to come into service in 2020 and scrapped the Harrier jump jet fleet.
A HARRIER jump jet took off for the last time from a British aircraft carrier yesterday, bringing an end to a proud history of naval and aviation endeavour.
Which company launched the Harrier jump jet in disease osteogenesis imperfecta?
The technique, known as thrust vectoring, is used by some vertical takeoff and landing jets such as the Harrier jump jet.
The efforts of Gordon Lewis and Ralph Hooper, the designers behind the Harrier jump jet.