Missile, Surface-to-Surface, Atlas F

This is a U.S. Air Force Atlas F intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the last version made of this first ICBM in the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Deployed from 1962-1965, the liquid-fuel Atlas F used all-intertial guidance, carried a thermonuclear warhead, and had a range of over 7,000 miles. After being withdrawn from deployment, the missiles were refurbished and used for over twenty years as space launch vehicles. This Atlas F was transferred to the Smithsonian from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 1975.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
General Dynamics Corp.

Type
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Missile has stainless steel skin and other metal parts
Trailer is metal with rubber tires
Dimensions
Overall: 980 in. long x 120 in. in diameter (2489.21 x 304.8cm)

This is a U.S. Air Force Atlas F intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the last version made of this first ICBM in the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Deployed from 1962-1965, the liquid-fuel Atlas F used all-intertial guidance, carried a thermonuclear warhead, and had a range of over 7,000 miles. After being withdrawn from deployment, the missiles were refurbished and used for over twenty years as space launch vehicles. This Atlas F was transferred to the Smithsonian from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in 1975.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
General Dynamics Corp.

Type
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Missile has stainless steel skin and other metal parts
Trailer is metal with rubber tires
Dimensions
Overall: 980 in. long x 120 in. in diameter (2489.21 x 304.8cm)

ID: A19750667000