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During the late years of World War II, Friedrichroda was the site of manufacture of the mock-up production of the double-seat, all-weather fighter version of the Horten Ho 229 V4 and V5 (Versions 4 & 5) jet aircraft. The only surviving example of the Horten jet is the Horten Ho 229 V3. In December, 2011, the Horten V3 was transferred to the Smithsonian Institution's Paul E.Garber Restoration Facility in Suitland, MD.