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Family: Missile. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.
US Army tactical missile.
1960 Feb 25 - Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC30.
1961 Nov 30 - Launch Site: Cape Canaveral .
- Pershing 7th flight test.
Army fired its Pershing solid-fuel tactical missile from Cape Canaveral on a 200-mile flight, testing accuracy, warhead components, and blast and heat factors at launch in relation to operational crew protection. This was the seventh straight successful firing of the Pershing.
- 17 - Emme, Eugene M, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space 1915-1960, NASA, 1961. HTML when accessed: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/timeline.html
- 39 - Gunston, Bill,, Rockets and Missiles, Salamander, London, 1979.
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