Atlas F 577-6 Missile Silo Altus AFB Oklahoma

Atlas F 577-6

Squadron: 577th SMS

Date Activated: June 1st 1961
Date Deactivated: March 25th 1965

Air Force Base: Altus
State: Oklahoma
Nearest Town: Frederick

Latitude: 34°26'16.50"N
Longitude: 99° 0'52.56"W
Latitude: 34.437917
Longitude: -99.0146
Latitude: 34 26.275
Longitude: -99 0.876

Atlas F 577-6 Missile Silo Altus AFB Oklahoma

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Former Atlas F Launcher with the 577th Strategic Missile Squadron. On May 14th 1964, during a propellant loading exercise, an explosion caused the destruction of this complex. Two days later Defense Secretary McNamara ordered the accelerated phaseout of Atlas and Titan I ICBMs.

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