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The Rakete 4kg Mi­nenkopf or Rocket 4kg Ex­plo­sive war­head was de­signed as an air-to-air un­guided rocket for use against Al­lied bomber for­ma­tions. Thir­teen could be mounted be­neath each wing of a Fw 190 and could be fired in four salvos of six or seven. Op­ti­mum range was 600m or 2000ft, by which point the rock­ets, which spread out slightly when launched, would have reached a spread equiv­a­lent to the size of a fourengined heavy bomber.they could be ex­tremely ef­fec­tive and were used in ac­tive ser­vice but most were di­verted to Me 262 units.

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