Originally modified and installed at the Desert Ship in 1977 by the Navy at
White Sands Missile Range. The MK 5 Guided Missile Launcher was used to fire
Standard Missiles. The Terrier Extended Range Missile, shown here on the left,
was launched from that arm. The Tarter Medium Range Missile, shown on the right,
or the Near Term Demonstration-1 Missile was fired from that arm. This MK 5
Launcher was last used at the LLS-1 Desert Ship at White Sands in November of
1997. It was moved to the Museum Missile Park in 2006.
Photo from the Jerry Crouch Collection