|1,500 to 5,000 mi. (2,400 to 8,000 km)|
MX-774 was the United States' first attempt at an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). In 1946, Consolidated-Vultee was given an Army Air Forces research contract and began design and development of the MX-774, which led to Convair's development of the Atlas ICBM.
References and notes
- York, Herbert Jr (1978). "Race to Oblivion: A Participant's View of the Arms Race". Simon and Schuster. pp. p56. Retrieved 2008-10-23.
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