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

Atlas Missile 85D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7080

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   85D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   080

Missile Acceptance Date:   8/12/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   10/11/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   549th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   Unknown

Missile Destination:    Offutt Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM / NTMP

Missile Launch Date:   12/20/1965

Missile Launch Payload:   NTMP KX-31 - Operation Tag Day

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - B-2 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   Atlas 85D acted as a target missile for Nike/Zeus missile intercept testing.



Atlas 85D Photo 1