Nation: WHERE THE BIRDS ARE

The Strategic Air Command last week took operational control of two new nine-bird squadrons of Titan II missiles at the Little Rock, Ark., Air Force Base. These are the last liquid-fueled intercontinental missiles scheduled for the U.S. arsenal. With the U.S. now well into the phase of second-generation missiles, the heavy emphasis is on the solid-fueled birds—land-based Minutemen and submarine-borne Polaris missiles. Herewith the U.S.'s fabulous strategic missile roster. A red dot · means operational.

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ATLAS D: Range 8,000 miles

Offutt A.F.B., Omaha . . ....

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