Unfortunately, This was the modified satellite launch vehicle and not being used for it’s intended purpose: To deter Nikita’s opposing missile forces, and if unsuccessful in deterrence, to hurl a nuclear present into space only to reenter on someone’s (Usually with the Atlas, it was a coin toss where it would land) doorstep-
Although I mostly post Atlas Missiles here, My heart always goes out to the LGM-25C Titan II, The largest Intercontinental Ballistic Missile in the United States arsenal, and also one that helped start the manned space program.
The different types of Silo Hardening to protect a missile in event of a direct nuclear (or otherwise) attack against the missile site. I think this is for an Atlas V missile (But I can’t exactly remember).
Earlier on in the Semester, I built a paper model of the R-36-0 Missile. This was the first (And only) orbital reentry weapons system to actually be deployed. Built off of the R-36 Missile, it was named the FOBS (Fractional Orbital Bombardment System). The missile could be launched, and the warhead could be left orbiting until commanded to reenter the Nominal Strike Zone. This would cut down on the actual fueling and launching time of the missile.
Fortunately for the US, the SALT I and SALT II treaties banned outer space weapon systems (But did not ban the intellectual advancement of these systems) and so this weapon was considered Obsolete.
Now, it is used as a re-purposed launch system for satellites with its new name of Tsyklon