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American intercontinental ballistic missile. Mobile version of Minuteman. Development begun in 1955. Cancelled in 1962.

Development Cost $: 108.400 million in 1959 dollars.

AKA: LGM-30C; Minuteman 1; HSM-80B.

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  • Minuteman Mainstay of the US deterrent. 1,000 Minuteman silos were built in the early 1960's, and the missile was to remain in service to the mid-21st Century. As versions were retired and updated, they provided a plentiful source of surplus rocket motors for other projects. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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  • Boeing American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Aerospace, Seattle, USA. More...

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