Nazi Smart Bomb

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The Fritz X bomb was the first radio controlled dive bomb controlled by an operator in the launching aircraft. This was the grandfather of the modern smart bomb.

Prototype testing revealed that the success rate with this radio-guided bomb was over 80 times higher than with conventional free-fallng bombs of the time.

In every documented case the destructive power of the Fritz X proved so strong that it would completely rip through any battleship it hit. It would never expled while still inside the ship, but on exiting or in the water. The original Fritz warhead carried over 700 pounds of explosive.

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