Accession Number : AD0830528

Title :   PRELIMINARY OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS FOR ERECTING MISSILE IN TOWER (WITH 7-89366 HOLDDOWN AND RELEASE CYLINDERS INSTALLED ON THE LAUNCHER).

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date : 13 FEB 1959

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : This manual provides preliminary operating and maintenance instructions for erection of the XSM-65 B, C, and D series missiles in the tower, with holddown and release cylinders installed on the launcher. The missile and the attached trailer are erected in the tower as a unit; the trailer mates with the erector, and the missile mates with the launcher. Erection is concerned with the operation of all equipment required to raise and hold the missile in the launching position. (Author)

Descriptors :   *INSTRUCTION MANUALS), (*SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY)), (*GUIDED MISSILE LAUNCHERS, TRANSPORTER ERECTORS, RELEASE MECHANISMS, LAUNCHING SITES, ALIGNMENT, THEODOLITES, GUIDED MISSILE SAFETY, SEQUENCES(MATHEMATICS), OPERATION.

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Surface-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE