|National Origin||United Kingdom|
|Unit cost||£750,000 (1956)|
|First flight||August 1952|
|Launch customer||Royal Air Force|
|Primary users||Royal Air Force|
The Vulcan was typically armed with nuclear weapons but it was also capable of conventional bombing missions. Some Vulcans were modified to carry the Blue Steel missile, which was an air-launched, rocket-propelled, nuclear-armed missile.