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Honest John
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No: 704   Contributor: Roger Greenaway   Year: 1971   Manufacturers: Diamond T, Kaiser, Mack, Navistar International   Country: England
Honest John

This is the LAST Honest John rocket in the British Army, being fired at Larkhill in 1971.

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Picture added on 09 February 2010 at 19:08
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Roger very good photos! look my picture #531

Added by ILIAS BEBEK on 09 February 2010.
Ilias - this truck is a slightly later version than the one you showed - the support bar at the front has been deleted (elevated hydraulically instead of manually).

Added by Roger Greenaway on 10 February 2010.
The last HJ was not fired in '71 we were still using them in '75

Added by Kevin Westley on 24 April 2014.
The last live firing of an Honest John by the British Army was in 1977, details here, /24thmissile.tripod.com/id281.html

Added by John Harris on 03 May 2014.
It did not go out of service till 1975 so how come this is the the last one in the British Army ?

Added by Niallmhor on 12 August 2014.
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