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

Atlas Missile 61D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7056

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   61D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   056

Missile Acceptance Date:   3/28/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   5/5/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   549th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   ?

Missile Destination:    Offutt Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   8/26/1965

Missile Launch Payload:   NTMP - KX-41 - Operation Tonto Rim

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - B-2 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   The Air Force launch crew MCCC was Captain Waller. Atlas 61D acted as a target missile for Nike/Zeus missile intercept testing.



Atlas 61D Photo 1