to First Flight: Manufacturer: Henschel
1,900 All variants Type:
Anti-ship Missiles Guidance system:
remote control / wire link Length:
3.2 m Wingspan:
0.47 m Weight:
2 × Schmidding
solid fuel rocket engine producing up to until 1,855 kg of thrust.
Fuze: Launch Platform:
, He 111
, Fw 200
Ju 290 Operators:
Luftwaffe Variants: Hs
293A Hs 293B
Hs 293C Hs
Hs 293E Hs 293F Hs
293H Other: Missiles Articles:
Hs 293F was a anti-ship missile Designed and developed by Henschel
in 1939 under the leadership of Dr.-Ing. Herbert
The Henschel Hs 293F was intended to be deployed against
Continued development of the standard Henschel
Hs 293 A-1
led to the development of the Henschel Hs 293F the main consideration
behind this version of missile was to conserve critical war materials, there were
some unique design features incorporated into Henschel Hs 293F one of which was
a delta wing configuration, much more unusual was the absence of a tail unit.
However, in every other respect it was similar to earlier variants. This missile
was not used operationally, and all further design work was abandoned in 1944
in favour of other projects.
of the Third Reich.
German Aircraft of the Second
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