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703d Strategic Missile Wing
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Service history
Active September 1958- July 1961
Role Missile
Part of Strategic Air Command
Commanders
Insignia

The 703d Strategic Missile Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Strategic Air Command 13th Air Division, being stationed at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. It was inactivated on 1 July 1961.

The 703d was planned to be the first HGM-25A Titan I Intercontinental ballistic missile wing. It was activated on 25 September 1958,[1] but never became fully operational. Partial capability was achieved on 10 December 1958, with training on the operation of the Titan I ICBM until March 1960.

The missiles, personnel and facilities of the wing were reassigned to the 451st Strategic Missile Wing on 1 July 1961 and the unit was inactivated.[2]

HistoryEdit

LineageEdit

  • Established as 703d Strategic Missile Wing (ICBM-Titan) on 5 September 1958
Activated on 25 September 1958
Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 July 1961

AssignmentsEdit

ComponentsEdit

StationsEdit

  • Lowry AFB, Colorado, 25 September 1958 – 1 July 1961

MissilesEdit

ReferencesEdit

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.

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