Report of the Flight 7.8-24 XW-7/Nike Hercules Warhead Installation
1959 Nov 01
Originating Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 28
This July 9, 1958, White Sands Missile Range test was considered unsuccessful because of the short flight time (3.8 seconds) caused by the loss of the beacon at liftoff. It involved a XW-7-72 warhead and an XM51 adaption kit.