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      • The current location of American land based nuclear missile silos are spread across 3 sites. Malstrom Air Force Base in Montana, Minot AFB in North Dakota and F.E. Warren AFB in Wyoming. Where are US ICBMs located? The U.S. Air Force currently operates 400 Minuteman III ICBMs, located primarily in the northern Rocky Mountain states and the Dakotas.
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  2. In Montana, Malmstrom Air Force Base, located near the city of Great Falls, was the epicenter of nuclear warhead silo construction (Fig. 1). [1] After the Cold War, treaties led to efforts to decrease ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) warheads across the country. [2]

  3. Oct 20, 2020 · The first Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) silos arrived on the Great Plains in 1959 when Atlas sites were constructed in Wyoming. Since that time there have been hundreds of Atlas, Titan, Minuteman and Peacekeeper sites constructed all the way from Texas to North Dakota, New Mexico to Montana. The most common sites have been the ...

  4. Oct 20, 2020 · The Air Force began constructing the Nation's first Minuteman missile field on March 16, 1961. In the spring of 1962, the Associated Press reported that the Montana silos were being "rushed to completion," and that the first missiles, each loaded with "one megaton of death and destruction," would be ready by late summer.

  5. This is the nuclear target map for Montana, but remember, fallout can go anywhere or everywhere (and probably will). After you have looked at this map look at the Information for Montana that follows it. This link will take you back to the Index of all the States. DENSE PACK - Look at all those target sites. So close Together! It serves a purpose.

  6. Malmstrom AFB Minuteman Missile Site Coordinates; Overview. The 341st Missile Wing was the first United States Air Force LGM-30 Minuteman ICBM wing. On 15 July 1961, the 341st was reactivated, and a year later, in late July 1962, the first LGM-30A Minuteman I arrived and was placed at the Alpha-9 launch facility. The 10th SMS accepted its final ...

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