Model, Missile, Regulus II

Model, Missile, Regulus II

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the Regulus II, a U.S. Navy surface-to-surface missile which was to be carried on and launched from the decks of submarines. It had a nuclear warhead, a solid-fuel engine, one booster for assist in take-off, a range of over 1,000 miles, and an inertial guidance system. Although successfully test fired on several occasions during the late 1950s, the missile was never deployed.

The model's manufacturer is unknown. John and Cynthia Heyde donated it to the museum.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic
Paint
Wood
Adhesive
Brass
Dimensions
Overall: 41.59 x 12.7 x 7.94cm (1ft 4 3/8in. x 5in. x 3 1/8in.)

This is a model of unknown scale of the Regulus II, a U.S. Navy surface-to-surface missile which was to be carried on and launched from the decks of submarines. It had a nuclear warhead, a solid-fuel engine, one booster for assist in take-off, a range of over 1,000 miles, and an inertial guidance system. Although successfully test fired on several occasions during the late 1950s, the missile was never deployed.

The model's manufacturer is unknown. John and Cynthia Heyde donated it to the museum.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic
Paint
Wood
Adhesive
Brass
Dimensions
Overall: 41.59 x 12.7 x 7.94cm (1ft 4 3/8in. x 5in. x 3 1/8in.)

ID: A19981628000