Fort Sill in Comanche County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
U.S. JB-2 Loon Guided Missile
Weight - 5,025 lbs. - 2,243 kg
Range - 150 miles - 240 km
Warhead - 200 lbs. of high explosive
Erected by U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum. (Marker Number 410.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1944.
Location. 34° 40.008′ N, 98° 23.138′ W. Marker is in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in Comanche County. Marker is at the intersection of Corral Road and Randolph Road, on the right when traveling west on Corral Road. The marker is located in the central section of Artillery Park at the U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Sill OK 73503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. M21 4.5-inch Rocket Launcher (a few steps from this marker); U.S. M37 105mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); British 5.5-Inch Mark IV Field Gun (a few steps from this marker); Soviet M1931/37 122mm Field Gun (a few steps from this marker); U.S. MGR-1 Honest John Rocket (a few steps from this marker); Japanese Type 41 75mm Regimental Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. M1 8-Inch Gun (within shouting U.S. M4 Lacrosse Missile (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Sill.
More about this marker. Marker and Museum are located on Fort Sill, an active U.S. military installation. The museum is open to the public, but appropriate identification is required for access for Fort Sill.
Also see . . . U.S. Army Artillery Museum. (Submitted on September 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.