Pershing II Missile. photograph


Collection Item Summary:

Close-up view of US Army Pershing II missile mounted on its launcher, in launch position. Nose of a second Pershing II missile is seen in left foreground in horizontal resting position on its own launcher. Several US Army personnel are seen around the equipment on the ground. Circa 1980s.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Rocketry
  • Missiles
  • Missiles (Surface-to-air)
  • Ballistic missiles
  • Ballistic missile defenses--United States
  • Cold War, 1945-1989

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1980s

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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