Search Lights in Ipswich, Suffolk

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SEARCH LIGHTS IPSWICH, SUFFOLK

During WW2 an Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Battery was used for the detection, location and illumination of enemy aircraft during darkness enabling Gun Batteries to fire at enemy aircraft efficiently.

It took a team of 12 men to operate ONE Searchlight Battery!

Coming to the night skies of Ipswich, Suffolk – The Suffolk Military Show Control Station will recreate this atmospherically jaw dropping  spectacular over the Military and Vintage show.  A military siren will herald the event on social media as it goes live each night!  If you don’t have a personal radar system to signal a potential invasion from the skies, experience the next best thing!

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Ipswich, Suffolk Search Lights
Ipswich, Suffolk Search Lights

The Suffolk Military Show is set to become the top military show to visit within the East Anglian region. The family friendly 2 day event will showcase the very best in static military vehicles, living history re-enactment, arena live stage entertainment, military stalls, and quality food stalls to make this a perfect day out.

Event Location

Trinity Park, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH

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