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Guided Target Missile - Government Aircraft Factories GAF), Turana, circa 1975 Object Reg. No: ST 040898

Summary:
The Museum received this example of a Turana from Aerospace Technologies of Australia (formerly GAF) in 1994 and has the serial number P1-012. It has five small black parachute stencils on the starboard rear along with a gold painted parachute stencil marked '10'. This seems to indicate that this missile was used on at least 15 test firing trials. It it mounted on an original transport trolley.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Aerospace Technologies of Australia Pty Ltd (ASTA), 1993
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3370 mm (Length)
Weight: 252 kg (Weight)

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Tagged with: missiles, jet engines, targets, naval vessels
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Government Aircraft Factories (GAF) Nomad, Ship History - HMAS Warramunga, GAF Jindivik Target Aircraft, GAF Turana Guided Missile, The Royal Australian Navy
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Munitions
Tertiary Classification: missiles
Manufacturer: Australia: Supply Department, Government Aircraft Factories (GAF), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1975

Manufactured by Government Aircraft Factories for the Royal Australian Navy.
User: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australia, 1971-1979

Manufactured by Government Aircraft Factories for the Royal Australian Navy.

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