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

Atlas Missile 81F

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   61-2567

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   81F

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   567

Missile Acceptance Date:   5/16/1962

Missile Delivery Date:   5/29/1962

ICBM Squadron Number:   578th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   4

Missile Destination:    Dyess Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   10/27/1967

Missile Launch Payload:   ABRES - RMP-B-3

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - Gantry A3

Missile Launch Outcome:   Failure

Notes:   Ruptured ducting in booster hydraulic system resulted in loss of control. Missile self-destructed at T+37 seconds.



Atlas 81F Photo 1