Inside the New Battery, on a separate site further up the headland from the Old Battery, containing an exhibition on Britain's secret rocket testing programme during the Cold War

Inside the New Battery, on a separate site further up the headland from the Old Battery, containing an exhibition on Britain's secret rocket testing programme during the Cold War
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm

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Inside the New Battery, on a separate site further up the headland from the Old Battery, containing an exhibition on Britain's secret rocket testing programme during the Cold War. Between 1956-71 the New Battery was used by Saunders Roe for testing the Black Knight and Black Arrow space rocket engines, prior to the rockets being shipped to Woomera for launching.

Image Details

Property Name
 
The Needles Old Battery
NTPL Ref. No.
 
165172

©NTPL/Dennis Gilbert

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