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Altus AFB 577-6


Atlas launch complex.

Longitude: -99.0153 deg.
Latitude: 34.4381 deg.
First Launch: 1964.05.14.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Atlas F American intercontinental ballistic missile. Final operational version of Atlas ICBM. Differed in guidance systems. Deployed as missiles from 1961 to 1966. After retirement, the ICBM's were refurbished and used for over thirty years as space launch vehicles. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Altus AFB Atlas F ICBM (SMS 577) base, 1962-1965. The 12 missiles here constituted America's ICBM deterrent force during the Cuban Missile Crisis. More...

Altus AFB 577-6 Chronology

  • Accident - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km ( mi). Summary: Operational missile test at Altus AFB..

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