Atlas Missile 87F

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   61-2573

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   87F

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   573

Missile Acceptance Date:   3/21/1963

Missile Delivery Date:   4/19/1963

ICBM Squadron Number:   577th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   11

Missile Destination:   Altus Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM

Missile Launch Date:   6/23/1981

Missile Launch Payload:   NOAA-C Weather Satellite

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg AFB - SLC3W

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   Atlas 87F replaced Atlas 68F as the operational ICBM for 577th SMS Site 11. Records indicate that Atlas 87F was the final flight of the Atlas F series missile.

Atlas 87F Photo 1