Model, Missile, Polaris A-1, 1:16

Model, Missile, Polaris A-1, 1:16

     

This is a 1:16 scale model of the Polaris A-1, America's first submarine-launched ballistic missile. It carried one nuclear warhead, had a range of approximately 1,400 miles, and was deployed during the 1960s. The missile was replaced by the Polaris A-2 which also carried a single nuclear warhead but had a longer range. Lockheed Missiles and Space made this model and donated it to NASM in 1961.

Gift of Lockheed

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Lockheed Missiles and Space Division

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
wood, paint, brass, plastic, felt, paper
Dimensions
Overall (on base): 81.92 x 24.77 x 14.61cm (2ft 8 1/4in. x 9 3/4in. x 5 3/4in.)
Approximate (model): 8.89 x 80.01cm (3 1/2in. x 2ft 7 1/2in.)

This is a 1:16 scale model of the Polaris A-1, America's first submarine-launched ballistic missile. It carried one nuclear warhead, had a range of approximately 1,400 miles, and was deployed during the 1960s. The missile was replaced by the Polaris A-2 which also carried a single nuclear warhead but had a longer range. Lockheed Missiles and Space made this model and donated it to NASM in 1961.

Gift of Lockheed

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Lockheed Missiles and Space Division

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
wood, paint, brass, plastic, felt, paper
Dimensions
Overall (on base): 81.92 x 24.77 x 14.61cm (2ft 8 1/4in. x 9 3/4in. x 5 3/4in.)
Approximate (model): 8.89 x 80.01cm (3 1/2in. x 2ft 7 1/2in.)

ID: A19610218000