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MGM-5A


American short range ballistic missile. First production version.

AKA: MGM-5A; Corporal; SSM-A-17 / M2A1.

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See also
  • Corporal The first US long-range missile, evolved from a series of Army research rockets begun by Caltech in 1944. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • JPL American agency;manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, USA. More...

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