Stand, Model, Missile, MB-1

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is a stand for a model of unknown scale of the U.S. Air Force MB-1 air-to-air missile, also known as the Genie. Built by Douglas Aircraft, the MB-1 was an unguided missile that carried a nuclear warhead and had a range of about 6 miles. It was deployed on Air Force fighters in the 1960s.

The stand's manufacturer is unknown. John and Cynthia Heyde donated the model and stand to the museum.