At this location the 77th RAF Strategic Missile Squadron operated 15 Thor IRBM launchers from 15 June 22 1959 to 1 July 1963. They were withdrawn as part of the secret agreement between Kennedy and Khrushchev ending the Cuban missile crisis, under which all Thor missiles were to be removed from Europe.
Longitude: 0.3200 deg.
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Latitude: 52.2900 deg.
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USAF American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. United States Air Force, USA. More...
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