This article describes UK's Operation Black Buck during the 1982 Falklands War, detailing the planning and execution of the daring long-range bombing raids using Avro Vulcan bombers and Handley Page Victors.
- The RAF planned the operation after Argentina seized the Falkland Islands in 1982.
- The raids were some of the longest in history, covering over 6,600 miles.
- Avro Vulcan bombers, refitted with refuelling probes, were used in the operation.
- Seven Black Buck raids were launched between April and June 1982.
- The raids' symbolic and psychological influence outweighed their practical effect.