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Family: Winged. Country: Germany. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Vergeltungswaffen-1.

First significant cruise missile. German engineer, Paul Schmidt, working from design of Lorin tube, developed and patented a ramjet engine later modified and used in the V-1 Flying Bomb.


V-1 Chronology

1932 Jun 1 -
1944 Jun 1 - Launch Site: Peenemuende .
1944 Jun 13 -
1946 Jan 1 -


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