SM-65 Atlas Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile System      1958-1965

Atlas Missile 45E

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   60-5503

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   45E

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   503

Missile Acceptance Date:   4/29/1961

Missile Delivery Date:   5/8/1961

ICBM Squadron Number:   548th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   Unknown

Missile Destination:    Forbes Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   3/24/1995

Missile Launch Payload:   USA-109 (DMSP F-13)

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - SLC3W

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   Final flight of the Atlas E/F series missile. This launch marked the closure of the Atlas ICBM program dating back to the first launch of Atlas 4A on 6/11/1957.



Atlas 45E Photo 1