1963: First Titan II unit achieves operational status
1963: First Titan II unit achieves operational status


By MSgt William Medema
Posted Wednesday, June 8, 2005

  
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1963: The 570th Strategic Missile Squadron at Davis-Monthan became the first Titan II unit to achieve operational status. Headquarters SAC completed the deployment of the second-generation ICBM weapon system on the last day of 1963 when it declared the sixth and last Titan II unit, the 374th Strategic Missile Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, operational.


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