V2 Launch from US Carrier

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    very cool...
    I wonder what it did to the deck. What was the success rate of V2 launches? That looked like a helluva risk.

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    I am wondering what the point was, what were they trying to prove?
     
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    Boys and their toys.. kinds like an adult version of putting a firecracker in a frog...
     
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    I think it was the beginning of validation trials for eventually launching V2-like rockets from submarine decks; this was right after the War, and before the Regulus. Obviously, the V-2 missle was a little big to carry on a submarine, so I think they were seeing if it was possible to launch a missle from the deck of an ocean-going vessel.
     
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    8) From the way it started to lift off there was the possibility of a serious accident!
     
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    The Navy didn't want to be left out of the nuke race.

    Add this clip to the C130 and U2 trials... amazing nerve they have.
     
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