Regulus I SSM-N-8

Regulus I SSM-N-8 (HM17SZ)

Location: Hackensack, NJ 07601 Bergen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 52.834', W 74° 2.392'

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Submarine Launched Surface to Surface Missile

Diameter: 56" ? ? ? Length: 32' - 2"
Weight: 10,311 lbs ? ? ? Wings: 21' - 0"
Range: 500 Nautical Miles
Engines: Ramjet
Warhead: 3,000 lbs or a 10 kiloton nuclear device
Navigation: Radio controlled by Radar Picket Submarines
Booster: Two JATO (Jet Assisted Take-Off) with 1,752 lbs of thrust each

First tested 29 March 1951, 514 were built by December 1958. This was the United States first true cruise missile. The time it took to ready the missile for launch and its navigation method hindered this project and tactical deployment. Only three submarines were built that could launch these missiles.
HM NumberHM17SZ
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 580894 N 4525942
Decimal Degrees40.88056667, -74.03986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 52.834', W 74° 2.392'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 52' 50.04" N, 74° 2' 23.52" W
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Area Code(s)201, 551
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 139-211 Atlantic St, Hackensack NJ 07601, US
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