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On Air Staff and WPM Interns
Wed December 8, 2004
Peacekeeper Missiles on Their Way Out
Cheyenne, Wy – Only 13 of the original 50 M-X missiles remain active on the
plains around Cheyenne. Decommissioning began in October 2002.
All M-X missiles or Peacekeepers are scheduled to be completely
deactivated by October.
The missile can carry up to ten independently guided warheads
and has a range up to six-thousand miles.
The 150 Minuteman Three missiles that are overseen by F.E.
Warren are NOT being deactivated.