Sherwood Forest

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Sherwood Forest

  1. A country park in Nottinghamshire, England.
  2. (military, slang) The banks of Polaris missile tubes on a submarine.
    • 1964, Adventure in Partnership: The Story of Polaris (page 34)
      Here crewmen are standing by in "Sherwood Forest" — as the missile compartment is named []
    • 1966, Flight International (volume 90, page 36)
      Fifteen other launcher tubes — Polaris submarines have 16 in the midships "Sherwood Forest" compartment []

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