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Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« on: March 14, 2007, 05:02:08 am »
Just to make a contribution, has anyone got any ideas about this lavochkine (sic) la350? Looks dangerous. I did a search and there doesn't seam to be anything on the site. Is it worth starting a thread?

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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2007, 12:13:26 pm »
Hi woody !  :)

You have three pages (in french... but with design features) about your plane :

http://jpcolliat.free.fr/nava/x10-7.htm

The Lavochkine 350, was a russian experimental nuclear cruise missile from the end of the 50's, counterpart of the american Navaho. The range was 6500 km, the maximal speed : mach 3,2. The ram jet had a thrust of 9000kgp. This cruise missile was abandoned in 1960 because of the superiority of the ballistic missiles.

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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2007, 07:07:53 pm »
Awesome, Deltafan - very cool pictures. So it was just a missile? It looks alarmingly like a cockpit on the back (kamikazi?). Can any of you French/French-reading friends help me out?
Cheers, Woody

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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2007, 04:40:21 am »
That fairing contained the startracker for the stellar navigation system, AFAIK.

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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2013, 05:11:48 am »
Topic renamed and moved to "Missile Projects" section.

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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2018, 05:34:55 am »
The recent topic of this missiles origins made me look around a bit..and i found this really atmospheric vid.


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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2018, 09:22:23 am »
Nice find there!
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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2018, 10:03:20 am »
Terrific vid!  To quote Youtube comment #1:
                               "No Hollywood movie from the 50's could recreate that great, fantastic, ominous and futuristic atmosphere!!!"

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Re: Lavochkin La-350 intercontinental cruise missile
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2018, 10:11:34 am »
Those intercontinental mach 3 cruise missiles were pretty awesome flying machines. I remember when I got access to the internet for the first time, more than 15 years ago. I spent many hours at J.P Colliat website, learning about the Navaho and Buriya and all the others - Snark, Matador, Hound Dog...
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