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RUHRSTAHL/KRAMER X-1 (FRITZ X)
1943
 
ANTI-SHIP GUIDED BOMB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DATA
 
 
RUHRSTAHL/KRAMER X-1 (FRITZ X)
 
CLASSIFICATION
CLASS :
 ANTI-SHIP GUIDED BOMB
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN :
 GERMANY
MANUFACTURER :
 RUHRSTAHL AG
FIRST FLIGHT :
 1938-39
SERVICE DELIVERY :
 1943
NUMBER BUILT :
 1,386 - (BETWEEN APRIL 1943 & DECEMBER 1944)
   
SPECIFICATION
SPAN :
 4 ft 5-1/8 in - Across Fins
LENGTH :
 10 ft 8-3/8 in
DIAMETER :
 1 ft 10 in
WEIGHT LOADED :
 3,454 lbs
POWER PLANT :
 None
ARMAMENT :
 704 lb High Explosive Warhead of Amatol Armor Piercing
TECHNICAL NOTE :
 Kehl-Straßburg FuG 203/230 Radio Controled Guidance System
   
PERFORMANCE
MAX SPEED :
 630 mph After 26,240 ft Drop
RANGE :
 5.6 miles When Dropped From 26,240 ft
OPERATING CEILING :
 13,125 ft Min to 26,240 ft Max Drop Altitude
 
 
 
 
 
 
REFERENCES
 
 

Miranda, J & Mercado, P. Secret Wonder Weapons of the Third Reich - German Missiles 1934-1945. Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. 1996. ISBN 0-7643-0086-5.

Kay, Antony L. & Smith, J.R. German Aircraft of the Second World War (Including Helicopters and Missiles). Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2002. ISBN 1-55750-010-X.

 
 
     
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