Model, Missile, Nike Hercules

Model, Missile, Nike Hercules

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the Nike-Hercules, a U.S. Army ground-launched anti-aircraft missile. It had a solid-fuel motor, a maximum speed of Mach 3.65, a range of over 87 miles, a ceiling of 150,000 feet, and either a conventional or nuclear warhead. The missile was deployed with the U.S. Army from 1958-1974.

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

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic
Paint
Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 38.1 x 10.16cm (1ft 3in. x 4in.)
Other (base): 7.62 x 35.56cm (3in. x 1ft 2in.)

This is a model of unknown scale of the Nike-Hercules, a U.S. Army ground-launched anti-aircraft missile. It had a solid-fuel motor, a maximum speed of Mach 3.65, a range of over 87 miles, a ceiling of 150,000 feet, and either a conventional or nuclear warhead. The missile was deployed with the U.S. Army from 1958-1974.

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

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States

Manufacturer
Unknown

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic
Paint
Adhesive
Dimensions
Overall: 38.1 x 10.16cm (1ft 3in. x 4in.)
Other (base): 7.62 x 35.56cm (3in. x 1ft 2in.)

ID: A19981651000