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Family: A4. Country: Germany. Status: Hardware 1938.

Subscale test model of A4 (V-2). Replaced the A3 in this role after its unsuccessful test series. Numerous example successfuly flown from 1938 to 1942, proving aerodynamics and other technology for the A4. Propellants Lox/75% alcohol.


to a: 8.8 km trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 1,500 kgf. Total Mass: 900 kg. Core Diameter: 0.8 m. Total Length: 5.8 m.

A5 Chronology

1939 Oct 1 -


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