TypeExperimental rocket
Place of originUnited States
Service history
In service1949
Used byUnited States Navy
Production history
DesignerNaval Ordnance Test Station
Length15 feet (4.6 m)

EngineSolid-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.