Range: 25-30 miles Speed: Mach 3 (1,679 mph) Altitude: 70,000 feet
Length: 34 feet 10 inches with booster Missile only: 21 feet
Weight: 2,455 lbs. with booster Missile only: 1,000 lbs.
Diameter: 12 inches Wingspan: 4 feet 6 inches
Warhead: Three high-explosive fragmentation charges mounted in the nose, center and aft sections
Guidance: Command by electronic computer and radar
Fuels: Booster — solid propellant, Missile — red fuming nitric acid
Missile System Contractors
Airframe: Douglas Aircraft Company, Santa Monica, California
Propulsion: Hercules Powder Company, Radford Arsenal, Virginia
Sustainer: Bell Aircraft Company, Buffalo, New York
Guidance: Bell Telephone Laboratories, New York, New York
Directions to Jones Creek Site from Carrollton Nike Park:
Turn left onto Nike Park Road, right onto Titus Creek Drive, left onto Smiths Neck Road, left onto Boundary Road. Jones Creek Site is at the end of Boundary Road.