1944 to 1945
The Henschel Zitterrochen (Torpedofish) was a subsonic missile.
Designed and developed by Henschel
under the leadership of Dr.-Ing. Voepl.
The Henschel Zitterrochen which was tailless mono wing missile,
the thin wings having a triangular platform and the so-called
Wagner bar control's or spoilers at the trailing edges. A
missile, developed from this was imagined as having an underslung
tailplane, attached to a ventral fin and two underslung rocket
pods. In 1944 the Henschel Zitterrochen was ready for production,
but was cancelled by the RLM, however, the work wasn't wasted
because the control methods were adjusted for the Hs
The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
German Aircraft of the Second World War.
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