Model, Missile, Nike Hercules, 1:24

This is a 1:24 scale model 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 U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency built this model and donated it to NASM in 1961.

Gift of U.S. Army Ordnance Missile Command

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Aluminum
Wood
Paint
Brass
Felt
Steel
Adhesive
Plastic [Decals]
Dimensions
Overall: 1ft 5in. x 5in. x 5in. (43.2 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)

This is a 1:24 scale model 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 U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency built this model and donated it to NASM in 1961.

Gift of U.S. Army Ordnance Missile Command

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Aluminum
Wood
Paint
Brass
Felt
Steel
Adhesive
Plastic [Decals]
Dimensions
Overall: 1ft 5in. x 5in. x 5in. (43.2 x 12.7 x 12.7cm)

ID: A19610064000