UK Cold War monster destroyer retired


Cold War military history is full of “might-have-beens,” with canceled projects ranging from nuclear-reactor-juggling tracked mecha-robots, to electron guns that would generate invisible radar-absorbing fields around spyplanes, to name just two. When it comes to the U.K. Royal Navy, this includes its lone Type 82 destroyer, HMS Bristol, which it retired this month, The Drive reports.

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