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5-inch HVAR

USAF fighter-bombers used the High Velocity Aircraft Rocket (HVAR) to knock out communist tanks, trains and bunkers. Developed by the U.S. Navy in World War II, the HVAR's warhead carried a deadly load of TNT that sped to the target at 1,360 feet per second.

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