The Jagdgeschwader 400 was formed in February 1944 to be equipped with the Messerschmitt Me 163 rocket-powered fighter, it is the only unit to ever actively use rocket-powered aircraft in war-time. It was disbanded in March 1945.


Major Wolfgang Späte (? Dec 1944 - ? Mar 1945)

Sources used

Research by Gareth Collins

Reference material on this unit

Stephen Ransom & Hans-Hermann Cammann - Jagdgeschwader 400: Germany's Elite Rocket Fighters
Stephen Ransom & Hans-Hermann Cammann - Me 163 Rocket Interceptor (2 vol)