U.S. Air Force missile Launch Crews in Minutemen missile silos. Safety provisions and procedures.
United States USA Date:1975 Duration:2 min 29 sec Sound:Yes
Air Force missile crews in a Minuteman missile silo. Each launch team must perform the same procedures to prepare and launch any missile. Instructions are encoded and confirmed before any actions are initiated. Each crewman must independently insert a key before launch can take place. Moreover, other crews in other locations are alerted and can stop the other crews launch activity by turning on an inhibit system, in their own location. Controllers operate simultaneously. Tight security measures at the control site as a guard checks identity cards of the controllers. United States Air Force officers at a meeting. They conduct a safety study. A technician undergoes a human reliability program. Tight security measures being implemented. A United States Air Force plane in flight.
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