First Guided Missile

First Guided Missile (HM25WN)

Location: Amityville, NY 11701 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 39.467', W 73° 24.915'

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First Guided Missile
September 11, 1916


Here Lawrence B. Sperry first demonstrated to the U.S. Navy the Perry Aerial Torpedo - the first guided missile.

Presented by Sperry Gyroscope Company during 1960, centennial year of Dr. Elmer A. Sperry, scientist and inventor
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HM NumberHM25WN
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Year Placed1960
Placed BySperry Gyroscope Company
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Date Added Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 4:03pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 633969 N 4501976
Decimal Degrees40.65778333, -73.41525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.467', W 73° 24.915'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 28.02" N, 73° 24' 54.9" W
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Area Code(s)631, 516
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32 Unqua Pl, Amityville NY 11701, US
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