These are 1:200 scale models of the four United States and seven Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) deployed or under development in 1983. They are arranged chronologically from left to right as of the date they were initially deployed. In the far left section covering the years 1960-1965 are the U.S. Titan and Minuteman II; in the next section covering the years 1965-1970 are the U.S. Minuteman III and the Soviet SS-11 and SS-13; in the next section covering the years 1970-1975 are the Soviet SS-17, SS-18, and SS-19; and in the last section covering ICBMs under development are the U.S. Peacekeeper and two unnamed Soviet missiles.
The models' manufacturer is unknown. John and Cynthia Heyde donated them to the museum.
Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde