Preparations and launching of United States LTV-N-2 Loon missile during a test in the United States.
United States USA Date:1948, November 12 Duration:2 min 21 sec Sound:NO SOUND
United States LVT-N-2 Loon 777 and 785 missiles prepared and launched in United States. Hangar door opens aboard a vessel. Rails between hangar and launching ramp lay. Men remove missile wings and Loon 785 taken out of the hangar. Men install wing spars and make other preparations before launching the missile. Air spark, control circuit and rocket squib tested. Loon ready to be launched aboard United States Navy submarine Cusk. Missile takes off. While in flight a part of missile detaches and falls into the ocean. Cusk crash dives in water after the launching of the Loon missile.
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