Strategic Air Command
The Strategic Air Command (SAC) was the United States Air Force Major Command for Cold War command and control of land-based strategic bombers and…
Mission The LGM-30G Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, is an element of the nation's strategic deterrent forces under the control of the Air Force Global Strike Command. The "L" in LGM is the Department of Defense designation for silo-launched; "G" means surface attack; and "M" stands for guided missile.
Four Douglas Skybolt ballistic missiles. The Skybolt was ultimately intended to be deployed on B-52H aircraft, which were fitted with two twin Skybolt pylons under each inner wing. In this configuration, each aircraft could carry a total of eight missiles. The Skybolt program was abruptly cancelled on December 19, 1962.