Loon Missile at the Udvar-Hazy Center

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Also called the JB-2 by the U.S. Army Air Forces, the Loon was an American copy of the German pulsejet-powered V-1 "buzz bomb" of World War II. The long tube at the rear is the air-breathing pulsejet engine.

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

WEB10826-2008

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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