V – 2 ROCKET

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Peenemünde Museum replica of V-2
Type single stage ballistic missile
Place of origin  Nazi Germany
Service history
In service 1944–1952
Used by  Nazi Germany
 United Kingdom (post-war)
 United States (post-war)
 Soviet Union (post-war)
Production history
Designer Peenemünde Army Research Center
Manufacturer Mittelwerk GmbH
Unit cost 100,000 RM January 1944, 50,000 RM March 1945[1]
Produced 16 March 1942- 1945 (Germany)
some assembled post war.
Specifications
Weight 12,500 kg (27,600 lb)
Length 14 m (45 ft 11 in)
Diameter 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Warhead 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) Amatol
Detonation
mechanism
impact

Wingspan 3.56 m (11 ft 8 in)
Propellant 3,810 kg (8,400 lb) 75% ethanol/25% water
4,910 kg (10,820 lb) liquid oxygen
Operational
range
320 km (200 mi)
Flight altitude 88 km (55 mi) maximum altitude on long range trajectory,
206 km (128 mi) maximum altitude if launched vertically.
Speed maximum:5,760 km/h (3,580 mph)
at impact: 2,880 km/h (1,790 mph)
Guidance
system
Gyroscopes to determine direction
Müller-type pendulous gyroscopic accelerometer for engine cutoff on most production rockets[2][3]:225
Launch
platform
Mobile (Meillerwagen)