Ruhrstahl X-4 Missile at the Udvar-Hazy Center

Ruhrstahl X-4 Missile at the Udvar-Hazy Center
The German X-4 was a small air-to-air missile of World War II that could be fired at heavily armed Allied bombers from a distance. To prevent jamming, guidance was by wires running between the missile and its launch aircraft rather than by radio.
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  • Copyright/Owner: Smithsonian Institution
  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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