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LTV-N-4 rocket at NOTC Inyokern in 1949.jpg
Type Experimental rocket
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 1949
Used by United States Navy
Production history
Designer Naval Ordnance Test Station
Length 15 feet (4.6 m)

Engine Solid-fuel rocket

The LTV-N-4 was an American experimental rocket, developed by the Naval Ordnance Test Station for the development and testing of large solid-fueled rocket boosters for ramjet-powered missiles. Described as "more powerful than the V-2", a number of test flights were conducted during 1949.[1][2]


  1. ^ Parsch 2003
  2. ^ Bowman 1957, p.149.
  • Bowman, Norman John (1957). The Handbook of Rockets and Guided Missiles. Chicago: Perastadion Press. ASIN B0007EC5N4. 
  • Parsch, Andreas (2003). "NOTS LTV-N-4". Directory of U.S. Military Rockets and Missiles Appendix 1: Early Missiles and Drones. Retrieved 2013-01-21.