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Thor Able, Douglas SM-75/PGM-17 Thor, Intermediate-range ballistic missile.
Code Number:
MYFV13P15_08.0360
Title:
Thor Able, Douglas SM-75/PGM-17 Thor, Intermediate-range ballistic missile.
This IRBM was 20 m (65 feet) in height and 2.4 m (8 feet) in diameter. It was the USAF's first operational ballistic missile. It was deployed in England from 1959 to 1963. It carried a thermonuclear warhead. It speedy development was in answer to the perceived threat from the Soviet Union. It was withdrawn as soon as the ICBM was operational in the USA.
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Les Clark

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