Activities of Strategic Air Command (SAC) 576th Missile Training Squadron. Atlas ICBM on launch pad. Airmen work around base of missile. The 392nd Missile Training Squadron has responsibility for 5 Thor missile launch pads. Aerial view of Thor missile complex. Thor missile raised on operational launch pad. Ocean in the background. Airmen work on missile. Other pads used for launch of Discoverer Orbiting vehicles. 395th Missile Training Squadron involved with Titan Missile crews. A Titan missile being launched at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Test launch of a tethered Minuteman missile. It rises and then flips over and is pulled to earth by tether. Atlas missile on trailer. Atlas in a launch tower being readied for launch from permanent vertical position. . Airmen work around Atlas. Other Atlas missiles, placed in a horizontal position, and being raised in vertical position for firing. Semi-hardened bunker constructed for Atlas. Officers in control room watch instrument panels and gauges. Titan missile rising from hardened silo. Sign reads 'Headquarters, First Missile Division, Strategic Air Command, Vandenberg AFB'. USAF airmen and officers attend missile classes. Officers and airmen operate missile launch controls in a launch control center. Thor missile on launch pad. Airmen work in assembly. Various missiles being raised for firing.
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