Anti-ship missile “Tiny Tim” on the bomber PBJ “Mitchell”

Anti-ship missile Tiny Tim


The anti-ship missile “Tini Tim” is suspended on the PBJ “Mitchell” bomber, belonging to the US Navy VMB-612 bomber squadron, on the island of Iwo Jima.

The Tiny Tim missile was developed by the California Institute of Technology, adopted in 1945, with a mass of 580 kg (1,280 pounds), and a flight speed of 1,480 km/h (810 ft/s). Used at the very end of World War II in the Battle of Okinawa.

 

 

Date: August 2, 1945

In : 1945

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