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AEDC PHOTO # 95-185406

WORKERS PREPARE A MINUTEMAN MISSILE MOTOR for testing in AEDC's J-6 Large Rocket Test Facility in support of the Minuteman Propulsion Replacement Program. The motor, which operates at a thrust load of 44,000 pounds, was tested at simulated altitude conditions. Testing verified changes being made in the motor, which served as the second propulsion stage for the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.

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