1955 ... those tricky Swedes!

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1970 ... finally fulfilled - dreams of VTOL!

... always a controversial beast; and a real 'widow-maker'. It seemed like a good idea but was never really needed.

1960 ... Eddie blows stuff up!

... as I recall; one of the problems with "Project Plowshare" was that atomic earth-moving left a lot of radioactive earth. Dirt and rock is one of the things that holds onto radiation the longest. So you could do all sorts of gee-whiz keeno stuff with atomic munitions- but then you couldn't use them for anything!