From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
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- Panavia Tornado: A fighter aircraft, with several versions, built by a European consortium and used by a number of nations.
- Tornado (wind): A localized type of storm with the highest winds known in nature, characteristically appearing as a funnel-shaped cloud, with damage areas ranging from very local to 1 mile wide and 50 miles long
- B-45 Tornado: First operational jet bomber in the U.S. Air Force, introduced as a light bomber in 1949, modified to carry nuclear weapons and for reconnaissance and electronic warfare roles; retired by 1958