Accession Number:

AD0842577

Title:

Flight Test Report Atlas Missile 71D

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGOCA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

The primary purpose of this flight was to evaluate the performance of an Atlas missile when the guidance and discrete commands are performed by the all inertial guidance AIG system operating closed loop. Another first order objective was to recover the re-entry vehicle and evaluate the heat shield performance. Detailed objectives are listed along with comments relative to the degree of satisfaction of each.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface-Launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE