Accession Number : AD0853670

Title :   Special Report - 44E Incident at Forbes AFB, March 13, 1962.

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date : MAY 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 101

Abstract : This report of missile 60-5502 incident at Forbes AFB is presented to document the findings of a Special Investigating Team. Included in the report is a detailed description of the efforts of the Team in determining the cause(s) of the incident. The details in this report include: extent of damage in the thrust section of the missile; all tests accomplished by the team; compilation of all data observed and recorded in testing; and the conclusions and recommendations of the team. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, FAILURE), LAUNCHING SITES, AIR FORCE TRAINING, ROCKET IGNITERS, ELECTRIC FIELDS, CHECKOUT PROCEDURES, INSTRUMENTATION, FAILURE(ELECTRONICS), PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), ERRORS, GUIDED MISSILE SAFETY.

Subject Categories : Surface-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE