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Malmstrom AFB
Minuteman ICBM base.

Location: Montana. Longitude: -110.8011 deg. Latitude: 47.2817 deg.



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Malmstrom AFB Site A-01 Null

Family: ICBM Base. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Malmstrom AFB Site A-01. Agency: USAF.

1960 March 23 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman.
  • Malmstrom AFB, Montana, was selected as the location for the first Minuteman wing (Wing I). - .

1961 Mar - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman.
  • The construction of Wing I Minuteman operational facilities at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, was begun with the excavation for the Flight A launch control center (LCC) and three silos. - .

1962 October 24 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1.
  • Flight A, 10th Strategic Missile Squadron, 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, was the first flight of Minuteman I (LGM-30A) missile launchers to be delivered to SAC. - .

1962 December 11 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman.
  • Minuteman weapon system (WS 133A) became operational with the turnover of the first two flights of 10 missiles each to SAC's 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - .

1963 February 28 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman.
  • Five years after development was approved, the first fully operational Minuteman squadron, the 10th Strategic Missile Squadron of the 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - .

1963 July 3 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman.
  • The first three-squadron, 150-missile Minuteman wing, the 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, was completed and turned over to SAC. - .

1963 August 8 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman.
  • Official turnover ceremonies for Minuteman Wing I took place at Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - .

1967 March 17 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 2.
  • The 1,000th Minuteman missile, an LGM-30F, was shipped to Squadron 20 at Malmstrom AFB and emplaced on 23 March. - .

1967 April 21 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1.
  • The final flight of Squadron 20 Minuteman IT missiles was turned over to SAC. This brought the strength of the 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB to 200 Minuteman missiles. - . The formal turnover on 3 May completed the deployment of the programmed 1,000 Minuteman missile launchers..

1967 May 3 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1.
  • Ballistic Systems Division announced that the 20th Minuteman ICBM squadron, Squadron 20 (the 564th Strategic Missile Squadron) at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, was now operational. - .

1967 December 12 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 2.
  • The first flight of the first Wing I squadron to complete Force Modernization to the LGM-30F, the 12th Strategic Missile Squadron, was. returned to SAC's 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB. - .

1968 June 20 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 2.
  • Force Modernization work was officially completed on the first squadron (12th Strategic Missile Squadron) of Minuteman II missiles at Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - . The work included renovation of the underground launch facilities (LFs) so that they would accommodate the Minuteman II missile..

1969 February 12 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1.
  • The final Minuteman I (LGM-30A) missile was taken out of its silo at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, marking the end of the operational deployment of the original model Minuteman ICBM missile. - . This removal was part of the continuing Force Modernization program at Malmstrom..

1969 May 27 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1.
  • The last flight of Force Modernization Minuteman IT missiles was turned over to SAC's 341st Strategic Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Montana. Wing I Force Modernization turnover was completed. - .

1969 October 1 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 2.
  • The Minuteman II Retrofit program began at Wing I, Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - .

1970 March 31 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 2.
  • Minuteman II Retrofit at Wing I, Malmstrom AFB, Montana, was completed. - .

1973 June 29 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 2.
  • Air Force Logistics Command (AFLC) completed the Minuteman II Balance of Force Retrofit program at Wing I, Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - .

1974 Apr - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB.
  • The Wing I Force Modernization Program at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Wyoming, was initiated. - .

1975 July 11 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 3.
  • With the completion of the Force Modernization Program at Squadron 20, Malmstrom AFB, Montana, there were 450 Minuteman II and 550 Minuteman III missiles under the operational control of SAC. - . The Force Modernization Program had lasted nine years..

1976 November 10 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB.
  • The integrated program at Squadron 20, Malmstrom AFB, Montana, began. It included silo upgrade, the addition of command data buffer, electromagnetic pulse protection, and dust hardening. - .

1977 April 14 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 3.
  • Work began on the integrated program of improvements to the Minuteman System at Wing I, Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - .

1977 August 15 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 3.
  • The integrated program of improvements to the Minuteman system was completed at Squadron 20, Malmstrom AFB, Montana, and the last flight was turned back over to SAC. - .

1994 July 1 - . Launch Site: Malmstrom AFB.
  • Air Force Space Command gained Malmstrom AFB, Montana. - . Nation: USA.


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