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BQ-8
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American intermediate range cruise missile. In 1944 the USAAF intended to convert some worn-out Consolidated B-24D/J Liberator bombers to BQ-8 radio-controlled assault drones for use against heavily defended targets on Japanese islands in the Pacific. The concept was the same as used for the B-17 Flying Fortress conversions in the BQ-7 Aphrodite project.

AKA: Consolidated BQ-8.htm. Status: Cancelled 1945.

Maximum range: 3,700 km (2,200 mi).


More at: BQ-8.

Family: IRCM. Country: USA. Agency: Consolidated. Bibliography: 8200.

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