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  1. lowga

    "Father John" (Honest John Variant)

    One of the less known variants of the Honest John free-flight missile was the "Father John" which was developed to lift a heavier payload. It featured the main JATO rocket motor, and six or eight smaller rocket motors strapped outside of the main motor for more lift. I've been attempting to...
  2. lowga

    Demi John Rocket

    I'm seeking additional data on a variant of the Douglas Honest John missile called the "Demi John." Minimum range for the Honest John was about 10,000 yards. In an effort to reduce this to just 5,000 yards, and give field commanders greater flexibility in using the rocket, a project that...