section contains patches from the ICBM missile units. It does
not include the Quail, Hound Dog
and other rockets carried aboard the B-52 and other aircraft as
these were controlled by units assigned
to the bomb wings. .
Index - Master index to both squadrons and wings
- Headquarters for the USAF missile program. Training and Test
Atlas & Snark Missiles - The Snark was a short-lived
cruise missile. The Atlas was SAC's first operational ICBM,
SAC Squadrons attached to bomb wings,
transforming them into aerospace wings. Inactivated by late
1965. Many were used to launch satellites
at Vandenberg and these are listed under Modern Atlas
I - Deployed as squadrons, and also in two wings - the 703rd
and 451 Missile Wings
II - Deployed in three
wings - 308th, 381st and 390 Missile Wings.
- the Mainstay of SAC ICBM deterrent force for many years.
|Deployed in six wings - 44
MW, 90th SMW (now Peacekeeper), 91st SMW, 341st
351 & 455
- the controversial MX missile, controlled by the
Space Command - Now
controls all USAF missiles
Air Launched - The Cruise
- Crews, events, projects, etc.