A GB-1 bomb is dropped from a B-17 and the launch of a GB-8 missile in the United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:1 min 10 sec Sound:Yes
A review of research and development in guided missiles by the United States Air Force from 1919 to 1948. A GB-1 bomb is suspended from a chain hoist in the interior of a laboratory. This is a preset glide bomb. A B-17 with GB-1 attached, takes off. The B-17 in flight with GB-1s attached to the bottom of the aircraft. Aerial launching of the GB-1 from the B-17. Side view of a GB-8. Flares attached to the tail section of the GB-8. This is a radio-controlled missile, flares are used to assist in guiding the missile to target area. The GB-8 descends. Smoke trails behind. The GB-8 hits a flat open desert terrain.
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