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SM-65F Atlas – Convair

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The SM-65F Atlas, manufactured by Convair established in 1943, undertook its inaugural launch on 08/08/1961. Notably, SM-65F Atlas has 8 successful launches and 1 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 9 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

The SM-65F Atlas, or Atlas-F, was the final operational variant of the Atlas missile, only differing from the Atlas E in the launch facility and guidance package used. It first flew on 8 August 1961, and was deployed as an operational ICBM between 1961 and 1966. Following retirement as an ICBM, the Atlas-F, along with the Atlas-E, was refurbished for orbital launches as the Atlas E/F.

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