Gyroscope platform with two gyroscopes, for V2 rocket.
This pair of gyroscopes was part of the stability and guidance unit of the German V2 rocket, the world's first long-range missile. During 1944 and 1945 these weapons, each carrying 1 tonne of high explosive, fell on London, southern England, and cities on mainland Europe.
- Space Technology
- Object Number:
- 1982-1264 Pt5
- Cranfield University
- Permanent collection
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