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American intercontinental cruise missile. Cruise missile version of B-29 bomber

Standard warhead: 4,500 kg (9,900 lb). Maximum range: 10,500 km (6,500 mi). Maximum speed: 590 kph (360 mph). Initial Operational Capability: 1946.

AKA: B-29.
Status: Cancelled 1945.
Gross mass: 50,000 kg (110,000 lb).
Payload: 4,500 kg (9,900 lb).
Height: 30.18 m (99.01 ft).
Diameter: 2.74 m (8.98 ft).
Span: 43.29 m (142.02 ft).
Thrust: 43.10 kN (9,689 lbf).
Apogee: 9.80 km (6.00 mi).

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  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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  • Boeing American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Aerospace, Seattle, USA. More...

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