- Family: Atlas
The SM-65F Atlas was manufactured by Convair with the first launch on 1961-08-08. SM-65F Atlas has 8 successful launches and 1 failed launches with a total of 9 launches. 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.