02 April 1982
Vol 216, Issue 4541

About The Cover

An inert reentry vehicle from a U.S. Air Force Minuteman III launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, streaks to an impact at Kwalein missile range in September 1977 Similar tests in the Soviet Union lead a decision by the United States to built the controversial MX missile. See page 30. [U.S. Army]