Carnaby is a small village and civil parish on the A614 road in the East Riding of Yorkshire, ... After the war, the site was used to store Thor IRBM Missiles.


Project Emily was the deployment of American-built Thor intermediate-range ballistic missiles ... The United States National Security Council gave the ICBM and IRBM projects the highest national priority. The Army Ballistic .... on 1 August 1960, and No. 247 Squadron RAF which was formed at RAF Carnaby on 1 July 1960.


Thor was the first operational ballistic missile deployed by the U.S. Air Force ( USAF). Named after the Norse god of thunder, it was deployed in the United Kingdom between 1959 and September 1963 as an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) with thermonuclear warheads. ..... Bardney · Breighton · Caistor · Carnaby · Catfoss · Coleby Grange · Driffield ...


In 1955 the contract from the United States Government for the development of an IRBM (Intermediate Range Ballistic missile) ... 150(SM) at Carnaby, No. 226 at  ...


3 Thor IRBM launchers - Aug 1, 1959 - Jan 8, 1963. Breighton Click to enlarge. RAF Carnaby - No. 150(SM) Squadron RAF. 3 Thor IRBM launchers - Aug 1, ...


History RAF Carnaby opened in March 1944 under the control of No. ... 1960s it was briefly reformed as a Strategic Missile squadron operating the Thor IRBM.


247 Squadron at RAF Carnaby from 1960. ... John Boyes Project Emily: Thor IRBM and the RAF ISBN 0-7524-4611-8; Kenneth Cross Bomber Command's Thor ...


THE THOR IRBM by Dr Jacob Neufeld. 72 ... Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile. IRBM. Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile. JFACC ...... No 150 Sqn Carnaby.


Stage 1: Modified Thor IRBM with a Block I MB-3 engine producing 152,000 lbf ( 680 kN) thrust. (LOX/RP1 turbopump, gimbal mounted engine, two verniers for ...