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

Atlas Missile 73D

General Dynamics Missile Serial Number:   58-7068

General Dynamics Manufacturing Number:   73D

Air Force Missile Tail Number:   068

Missile Acceptance Date:   5/24/1960

Missile Delivery Date:   9/22/1960

ICBM Squadron Number:   565th

ICBM Squadron Site Assignment:   Unknown

Missile Destination:    F. E. Warren Air Force Base

Missile Mission:   Operational ICBM / NTMP

Missile Launch Date:   2/19/1966

Missile Launch Payload:   NTMP KX-47 - Operation Sycamore Ridge

Missile Launch Location:   Vandenberg Air Force Base - B-1 Launcher

Missile Launch Outcome:   Successful

Notes:   Atlas 73D acted as a target missile for Nike/Zeus missile intercept testing.



Atlas 73D Photo 1