Model, Missile, Regulus I

Model, Missile, Regulus I

     

The Regulus I was a U.S. Navy surface-to-surface missile carried on and launched from the decks of submarines. It had a nuclear warhead, a solid-fuel engine, two boosters for assist in take-off, a range of 400 miles, and a guidance system using radio commands from the submarine. The missile was deployed on a limited number of submarines during the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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
Adhesive
Brass
Dimensions
Overall: 21.59 x 13.97 x 5.4cm (8 1/2in. x 5 1/2in. x 2 1/8in.)

The Regulus I was a U.S. Navy surface-to-surface missile carried on and launched from the decks of submarines. It had a nuclear warhead, a solid-fuel engine, two boosters for assist in take-off, a range of 400 miles, and a guidance system using radio commands from the submarine. The missile was deployed on a limited number of submarines during the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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
Adhesive
Brass
Dimensions
Overall: 21.59 x 13.97 x 5.4cm (8 1/2in. x 5 1/2in. x 2 1/8in.)

ID: A19981646000