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Talos Missile

 
 
TALOS Missile Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. TALOS Missile Marker
Inscription. The Talos Series of shipborn missiles was one of the most powerful in the U.S. Navy. It's main function was anti-aircraft for fleet defense. But later versions had surface-to-surface capability.
Range: Over 75 miles
Speed Mach 2.5
Weight: 7,000 lbs.
Warhead: Nuclear or Conventional
The Talos Missile system was operation on 7 guided missile cruisers from 1959 to 1979.
 
Location. 32° 47.44′ N, 79° 54.304′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Click for map. Marker is in Patriots Point Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clamagore (SS-343) (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Submarine Lost Boat Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memoriam USS Thresher and USS Scorpion (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S.S. Laffey (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Pollack (SSN 603) USS Haddo (SSN 604) (approx. 0.2 miles away); The A-4 Skyhawk Pilots (approx. 0.2 miles away); The A-7E Corsair II (approx. 0.2 miles away); A4C Skyhawk (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Cold
 
TALOS Missile Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. TALOS Missile Marker
TALOS Missile Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
3. TALOS Missile Marker
TALOS Missile Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
4. TALOS Missile Marker
 
 
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