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Walker AFB
Operational US Atlas F (SMS 579) ICBM base, location of several fuelling accidents in 1963-1964.

Location: Roswell, New Mexico. Longitude: -104.4945 deg. Latitude: 33.4056 deg.



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Walker AFB Site 01 Null

Walker AFB Site 05 Null

Walker AFB Site 579 Atlas launch complex.

Walker AFB Site 10 Null

Walker AFB Site 12 Null

Walker AFB Site 03 Null

Walker AFB Site 06 Null

Walker AFB Site 08 Null

Walker AFB Site 09 Null

Family: ICBM Base. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Atlas F. Launch Sites: Walker AFB Site 01, Walker AFB Site 05, Walker AFB Site 579, Walker AFB Site 10, Walker AFB Site 12, Walker AFB Site 03, Walker AFB Site 06, Walker AFB Site 08, Walker AFB Site 09. Agency: USAF.

1962 November 30 - . Launch Site: Walker AFB. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F.
  • The Atlas F silo-lift squadron at Walker AFB, New Mexico, was turned over to SAC (579th SMS) and was declared fully operational 8 December. - .

1962 November 30 - . Launch Site: Walker AFB. Launch Complex: Walker AFB. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F.
  • Atlas SMS 579 operational. - . Nation: USA. Walker AFB SMS 579 operational.

1963 June 2 - . 00:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Walker AFB. Launch Complex: Walker AFB Site 579. Launch Pad: Walker AFB Missile Site 579. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F.
  • Error mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1964 February 13 - . 18:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Walker AFB. Launch Complex: Walker AFB Site 579. Launch Pad: Walker AFB Missile Site 579. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. FAILURE: Exploded during propellant loading..
  • Accident - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Operational ICBM test at Walker AFB..

1964 March 9 - . 21:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Walker AFB. Launch Complex: Walker AFB Site 579. Launch Pad: Walker AFB Missile Site 579. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. FAILURE: Exploded during propellant loading..
  • Accident - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi). Operational ICBM test at Walker AFB..


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