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A history of the U.S. Air Force ballistic missiles

Ernest G. Schwiebert

A history of the U.S. Air Force ballistic missiles

by Ernest G. Schwiebert

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Published by F.A. Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Air Force.,
    • Ballistic missiles -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAir Force and space digest.
      Statement[by] Ernest G. Schwiebert ; with supplementary material by the editors of Air Force/space digest.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG633 .S335
      The Physical Object
      Pagination264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5943128M
      LC Control Number65014058

      Building the ballistic missile culture of the U.S. Air Force Publication: Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, [] Series: Transforming war Format/Description: Book xii, pages: photographs, black and white ; 24 cm. Subjects: United States. Air Force -- Weapons systems -- History. History. The Redstone missile was the first major project assigned to ABMA. The Redstone was a direct descendant of the V-2 missile developed by the von Braun team in Germany during World War the Naval Research Laboratory's Project Vanguard was chosen by the DOD Committee on Special Capabilities, over the ABMA's proposal to use a modified Redstone ballistic missile as a satellite Headquarters: Madison County, Alabama.

      Ballistic missile, a rocket-propelled self-guided strategic-weapons system that follows a ballistic trajectory to deliver a payload from its launch site to a predetermined target. It can carry conventional high explosives as well as chemical, biological, or nuclear munitions. Vandenberg Air Force Base (IATA: VBG, ICAO: KVBG, FAA LID: VBG) is a United States Air Force Base located miles ( km) northwest of Lompoc, installation falls under the jurisdiction of the 30th Space Wing, United States Space Force (USSF).. Vandenberg AFB is a Department of Defense space and missile testing base, with a mission of placing satellites into polar Controlled by: Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).

      On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program ( pages PDF) - Air Force Space Command history of .   The Cuban Missile Crisis of October served as a pivotal moment in Cold War history. Several events precipitated the crisis. First, the United States placed medium-range ballistic nuclear missiles at bases in Turkey, which threatened the Soviet Union. Second, communist revolutionary Fidel Castro overthrew the pro-U.S. government of Cuba in.


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