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Launch Facility 04

VAFB Launch Facility 04

Also Known As: LF-04, LF-4, 394 A-03

Systems:

  • Minuteman IA
  • Minuteman II
  • Minuteman III

Other Programs: None

Cost: Not stated

Launch Complex Highlights

  • Single silo
  • 1 November 1961 - Construction started
  • 28 September 1962 - First launch, Minuteman IA
  • 20 September 1966 - Last launch, Minuteman IA
  • Total launched - 16 Minuteman IA
  • 1967 - Modified for the Minuteman II and Minuteman III
  • 8 July 1968 - First launch, Minuteman II
  • 28 October 1987 - Last launch, Minuteman II
  • Total launched - 31 Minuteman II
  • 17 November 1971 - First launch, Minuteman III
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Minuteman III (GT155GM) - LF-04 - 8 June 1994