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Minuteman 1A T


American intercontinental ballistic missile. Single stage test vehicle.

Gross mass: 30,000 kg (66,000 lb).
Height: 16.40 m (53.80 ft).
Diameter: 1.68 m (5.51 ft).
Thrust: 935.00 kN (210,196 lbf).
Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

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  • Minuteman Mainstay of the US deterrent. 1,000 Minuteman silos were built in the early 1960's, and the missile was to remain in service to the mid-21st Century. As versions were retired and updated, they provided a plentiful source of surplus rocket motors for other projects. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

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  • Boeing American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Boeing Aerospace, Seattle, USA. More...

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