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PO1 William "Chip" Nagel
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1LT (Join to see) I Heard about this Launch. Amazing Location, Rocket and Yes Platform. Size appears to be Minimal and Yes Transportable.
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1stSgt Nelson Kerr
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Geometrically a weird launch site.
but delivery is the easiest problem to crack for a ICBM, getting a small enough warhead is much harder. Civilian launchers cable of this or greater levels of performance are becoming very common, and that is not going to change There is a new space race underway and more racers are entering the track steadily.

Warheads can be delivered by container, or even a fishing boat
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LTC Self Employed
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Hopefully some front or dummy company from North Korea won't try to acquire this missile for their purposes. Huntington Beach used to have a McDonnell Douglas rocket systems at one time?
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LTC (Join to see) - Boeing bought out and took over the McDonnell Douglas site in 1996. For some reason we put a lot of private investment in space & missile systems in the area - perhaps due to presence of USAF Space & Missile Systems Division in El Segundo. Warmest Regards, Sandy :)
http://articles.latimes.com/1996-12-16/news/mn-14320_1_mcdonnell-douglas
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1LT (Join to see) - thanks Sandy, my dad worked at McDonald Douglas in Long Beach security from 1982 to 1992. He was a retired deputy sheriff on service-connected disability and he worked at the gates on occasion at the Long Beach Airport plant. He recalls seeing Air Force General coming in in their own private converted bomber to visit the plant during the C-17 mock-up leading up to the C-17 production.
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1stSgt Nelson Kerr
1stSgt Nelson Kerr
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They are selling launches not rockets
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1stSgt Nelson Kerr - that is good I'm glad it's going to be under their control. Thank you
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