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The German Remotely Guided Rocket

Rocket is underslung beneath the plane.
Underslung rocket

Guided rocket launched from converted bomber.
Rocket launched

Aircraft rocket remote controls.
Remote controls

Rocket remotely guided to it's target by it's operator.
Guided by operator

Closeup of the rocket.
Closeup of rocket

This Experimental Rocket Driven Glider was launched from the air, and was originally designed to be used against Allied Shipping. Once launched, it could be remotely controlled by the operator in the plane at a safer distance from any warship's anti-aircraft defences. The forerunner for today's guided missiles.

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