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Inertial Guidance System for Thor IRBM

DAYTON, Ohio -- Inertial Guidance System for Thor IRBM exhibit in the Missile and Space Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DAYTON, Ohio -- Inertial Guidance System for Thor IRBM exhibit in the Missile and Space Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This inertial guidance system for the Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile was produced during the 1959-1962 period. It is mounted to a prototype test stand.

Donated by AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors Corp.

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