North American XSM-64 Navaho

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Available here:

http://www.up-ship.com/drawndoc/drawndocair.htm

This includes a very large drawings of the missile and booster meant specifically for model makers; Standard Aircraft/Missile Characteristics of two early variants; rare drawings of the 1949 over/under ramjet version; a few other drawings and 49 photos of the Navaho on display near Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Orionblamblam said:
Available here:

http://www.up-ship.com/drawndoc/drawndocair.htm

This includes a very large drawings of the missile and booster meant specifically for model makers; Standard Aircraft/Missile Characteristics of two early variants; rare drawings of the 1949 over/under ramjet version; a few other drawings and 49 photos of the Navaho on display near Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

navahoani.gif

Any chance you might offer all of your Pluto/SLAM stuff? ;)
 

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XSM-64A wind tunnel model drawings and photos found at NTRS

keyword, as you can assume, 'navaho'
 

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OrionBlamBlam, does this include stuff about the "Nuclear-powered V2"?
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It an early design for the North American Aviation's Navaho missile, and was described as such at the link. And it not only wasn't hypersonic, it wasn't *described* as hypersonic, so I don't know why this thread is titled that.
 

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Oh sorry for that my dear Scott,


I use Google for search about Hypersonic missile,and I switched the title,I will fix it.
 

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Old Info From Internet,

there was an attempt to make a manned interceptor version of Navaho ?,
of course I am not sure.
 
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Hi,


does anyone know this Boeing experimental ramjet missile,which related
to NATIV ?.


http://www.boeingimages.com/C.aspx?VP3=SearchResult&VBID=2JRSN2PXSFBD&SMLS=1&RW=1152&RH=720
It was an early research project by North American (NATIV stood for North American Test Instrumentation Vehicle) and was to gather data on supersonic flight as well as prove methods to get and record data from missile tests. North American had the bad luck to use Wasserfall as the design basis for NATIV. Of six known launches only one was successful. The project lasted about a year or so.

As for the picture...

I suspect, but can't say for sure, that it is an early proposed version of the BOMARC missile. It wouldn't be related to NATIV however, and is more likely to be related as a follow-on to Boeing's GAPA SAM missile.
 
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