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R.04


French post-war surface-to-air missile based on the German Wasserfall.

Status: Cancelled 1950.

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Associated Engines
  • SEPR 43 SEPR rocket engine. 1250 kN. R.04 SAM. First flight 1950. More...

See also
  • A4 The V-2, known as the A4 to its developers, was the basis for most of the rocketry that exists in the world today. It was ineffective as a weapon of war, but represented a quantum leap in technology. The A1, A2, A3, and A5 were steps in the development of the missile. Later versions - the A6 through A12 - were planned to take the Third Reich to the planets. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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