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Titan Missile Museum

May 7, 2007

Green Valley, Arizona


The largest intercontinental ballistic missile the United States ever built was the Titan 2. It had one warhead, a single hydrogen bomb. Every Titan 2 bunker was destroyed according to the treaty with Russia (however I've heard some were not completely destroyed and are now being turned into underground houses), this one was spared to be turned into a museum. Most of the rest of the missiles were given to NASA to launch satelites into space. The hole in the missile is so Russian satelite photos can see that there is no warhead in the missile.


The museum was used for part of the movie Star Trek: First Contact.

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Taken on May 7, 2007