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Family: Missile. Country: USA. Status: Hardware.

First anti-ballistic missile tested by US. Protoypes were deployed operationally from the mid-Pacific test base as nuclear-tipped ASAT missiles.


Specifications

Development Cost $: 1,398.00 million. in 1962 average dollars. Total Development Built: 192.


Nike-Zeus Chronology


1962 Jun 26 - Launch Site: Vandenberg .

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