Operation Black Buck
Black Buck One
Black Buck Two
Black Buck Three
Black Buck Four
Black Buck Five
Black Buck Six
Black Buck Seven
Black Buck Five
Black Buck Five was the fifth of the Black Buck missions carried out by an RAF Vulcan bomber, supported by Victor tankers during the Falklands War.
Black Buck Five took place on May 31st, 1982, and was the first successful anti-radar mission using the AGM-45A Shrike missile, the previous mission attempt, Black Buck Four, having been aborted. The missiles were used to attack Argentine anti-aircraft radars on the Falkland Islands, but were unsuccessful in this mission.
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