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POLARIS MISSILE FACILITY, ATLANTIC

34 Years of Service to the Fleet
29 March 1960 - 05 January 1995

USS Ethan Allen SSBN 608
Polaris A1 Launch (MK1 Re-Entry System W47 Warhead) - 06 May 1962
Dominic 9, 06 May 1962, Frigate Bird test cloud as viewed through the periscope of the USS Carbonero SS337.

USS Ethan Allen SSBN 608, operating in the Pacific as a unit of Joint Task Force 8, successfully fired a Polaris A1 missile with a W47 nuclear warhead. Successful nuclear detonation was achieved.



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