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World War I military equipment of the United Kingdom

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Chapters: British military aircraft 1910-1919, World War I British vehicles, World War I naval ships of the United Kingdom, World War I weapons of the United Kingdom, Birmingham Small Arms Company, British Army uniform and equipment in World War I, HMS Fifi, Lanchester Motor Company, PS Duchess of Montrose, Blackburn Type E, Bristol M.R.1, Sopwith Admiralty Type 137, HMS Farnborough, Pattern 1908 and 1912 cavalry swords, Sopwith Special torpedo seaplane Type C, Handley Page Type F, Saunders T.1, SS Royal Daffodil, War Department Light Railways, Avro 528, HMS Warrior, HMS Pomone, Bristol B.R.7, HMS Thames, Bristol Hydro no.120, HMS President, SS Dresden, Bessonneau hangar, HM Trawler Force, .450 Adams, Naval drifter, Gun Carrier Mark I, HMS Antelope, LGOC B-type, Triumph Model H, HMS Hilary, Sopwith Admiralty Type C, HMS Helmuth, HMS Pactolus, PH helmet, Holt tractor, Hypo helmet, HMS Iris II. Excerpt: This article is not about Gamo subsidiary BSA Guns (UK) Limited of Armoury Road, Small Heath, Birmingham B11 2PP or 'BSA Company' or its successors. The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited, BSA was a major industrial combine, a group of businesses manufacturing military and sporting firearms; bicycles; motorcycles; cars; buses and bodies; steel; iron castings; hand, power, and machine tools; coal cleaning and handling plants; sintered metals; and hard chrome process. At its peak, BSA was the largest motorcycle producer in the world. Loss of sales and poor investments in new products in the motorcycle division, which included Triumph Motorcycles, led to problems for the whole group. A government organized rescue operation in 1973 led to the takeover of remaining operations by what is now Manganese Bronze Holdings, then owners of Norton-Villiers, and over the following decade further closures and dispersals. The original company, The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited, remains a subsidiary of Manganese Bronze but its name was changed in 1987. Manganese Bronze continues to operate former BSA subsidiary Carbodies, now known as LTI Limited, manufacturers of London Taxicabs and the largest wholly British owned car manufacturer. BSA began in June 1861 in the Gun Quarter, Birmingham England founded, specifically to manufacture guns by machinery, by fourteen gunsmiths of the Birmingham Small Arms Trade Association. The balance had moved against the Birmingham gunsmiths following the outbreak of the Crimean War in 1854. The Board of Ordnance's Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield had introduced machinery made in the USA. Their greatly increased output had been achieved with reduced reliance on skilled craftsmen. The War Office provided free access to technical drawings and their facilities at their Enfield factory. The newly-formed company purchased 25 acres of land at Small Heath Birmingham, built a factory there and made a road on the site calling it Armoury Road. BSA's

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156798881

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