US Army Nike AA Missile Base
Bristol, Rhode Island

These pictures are from a 1962 trip to McGregor Range

Look close in the distance and you will see one of our Nike Hercules
launching after a radio controlled target plane.

View of the vapor trail on the left by the Nike Hercules booster
until it separates and then the sustainer motor ignites leaving
another trail towards the target which is the long straight one.

Wish I was in that shape again!


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