SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1956-1965

Atlas Missile 25D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-2196

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   25D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   196

Missile Acceptance Date:   7/17/1959

Missile Delivery Date:   7/27/1959

ICBM Squadron Number:   576th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   B-2

Missile Destination:    Vandenberg Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational Readiness Training

Missile Launch Date:   4/22/1960

Missile Launch Payload:   Operation Quick Start

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - B-2 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   The Air Force launch crew MCCC was Lieutenant Mayhew. This was the first launch of an Atlas missile from the B launcher complex at Vandenberg AFB.



Atlas 25D Photo 1