Vote for this video by social sharing!From 1958 to 1979 there were nuclear tipped surface to air missile stationed across the US, ready to defend the country against massed squadrons of Soviet bombers. The Nike missile system began in 1945 and developed a guided missile controlled by a computer on the ground, it would quickly be renamed to Nike-Ajax and Nike-Hercules which used similar control equipment, but Hercules could carry a W31 nuclear warhead.
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