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Artist’s concept of General Dynamics version of the Air Launched Sortie Vehicle. It is unclear how far General Dynamics Convair Division got in their studies of this spacecraft, although their interest was sparked by the possibility of supplying the drop tanks derived from the Atlas launch vehicle. (Copyright: Giuseppe de Chiara)

1 posted on 03/08/2010 11:38:46 PM PST by ErnstStavroBlofeld
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To: sonofstrangelove

Many ideas were tried out during the cold war. Ever seen the footage of an ICBM being air launched out of a C-141?


2 posted on 03/09/2010 12:47:22 AM PST by valkyry1
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To: sonofstrangelove
think of what they could do with larger version of Burt Rutan's White Knight.

7 posted on 03/09/2010 2:05:11 AM PST by jmcenanly
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