Nimrod R1

Roles

The Nimrod R1 has a highly sophisticated and sensitive suite of systems used for reconnaissance and gathering electronic intelligence.

Specifications

  • Engines: Four Rolls-Royce Spey 251 tubofans
  • Thrust: 12,140lbs each
  • Max speed: 360kts
  • Length: 35.86m
  • Max altitude: 44,000ft
  • Span: 35m
  • Aircrew: 29

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Who uses the Nimrod R1

51 Squadron
RAF Waddington

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Strategy

If you would like to see the full Royal Air Force Strategy please download the following pdf document.

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