Dropping of a heat seeker missile, GB-6 from a B-17 flying fortress in the United States.
United States USA Date:1944 Duration:60 sec Sound:Yes
A review of research and development in guided missiles by the United States Air Force from 1919 to 1948. GB-6, a heat seeker missile, is assembled in a work laboratory. Men attach the homing device to the heat seeker unit then attach the same to the nose section of the GB-6 airframe. They test the heat seeker missile by holding a match flame in front of the same. Activating section of the heat seeker missile. A B-17 flying fortress in flight launches the GB-6 missile. The missile descends.
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