V2 Rocket, A4 missile, Germany, 1945
The German V-2 rocket was the world's first long-range missile. Most of the 4000 fired during the last months of the Second World War were aimed at London and Antwerp from the Hook of Holland. This V-2 was constructed from components captured by the British army in 1945. The V-2's liquid propellant engine and guidance systems were far more powerful than anything built before.
- Space Technology
- Object Number:
- 1982-1264 Pt1
overall (standing vertically): 14 m x (diameter excl. stabilising fins) 1.67 m
- furnishing and equipment
- weapons and ammunition
- Cranfield University
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