Minuteman

The Minuteman was deployed beginning in 1962 initially as Minuteman I, LGM-30A/B.  The Minuteman II, with the Sylvania ground electronics system and sometimes called Deuce, and Minuteman Modernized (Mod) Boeing ground system, both with Minuteman II or LGM-30F  missiles, and the Minuteman III, with LGM-30G missiles.

Major modifications included ILCS, (Improved Launch Control System) for MM Mod, the CDB, (Command Data Buffer) and REACT (Rapid Execution and Combat Targeting).  At one time, 1,000 missiles were deployed in six wings. Today, there are three Minuteman wings with a total of 450 Minuteman III missiles.

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Ellsworth AFB - 44 SMW/MW

Grand Forks AFB - 321 SMW/MG

Malmstrom AFB - 341SMW/MW/SW

Minot AFB - 455 SMW/91 SMW/MG/SW/MW

F E Warren AFB - 90 SMW/MW/SW

Whiteman AFB - 351 SMW/MW

Operational Tests and SELM

Test and Development Programs