Both were.Was it the V1 or the V2 that had it's efficiency compromised by the Intelligence bods publicly putting the actual damage in London down to gas leaks, whilst reporting publicly that the things had impacted north of London. This led to the Hun adjusting his range southwards, so that in fact they began splattering over unoccupied bits of Kentish farmland.
I don't know who thought of it, but it was brilliant.
Makes you proud to be British etc. etc.
Not as far as I know, although engines were run up. Certainly, there was a reference I saw in the official report stating a launch from an aircraft carrier. Now that would be perilous!Were any V2/A4 rockets fired from launch sites in the UK? Was it ever planned to do so? Or maybe from a ship?
Did it influence any of Britain's Cold War projects?
Von Braun did toy with the ideal of launching them, towed behind a U boat in a container that would flood and the allow the rocket launched vertically - but by watching the pre-launch procedures on land - imagine carrying those out on a ship or a submarine.