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Through changing requirements and official vacillation, Hawker met an urgent Fleet Air Arm fighter need

HAWKER NIMROD

Nimrod I K2825 of 801 Squadron, which formed on the type out of 401 Fleet Fighter Flight.
CHRIS SANDHAM-BAILEY
Hawker-built Nimrod II serial 171 of the Royal Danish Navy.
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A decent fighter — against the odds

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