Atlantic Missile Range
The mission of the  General Hoyt S. Vandenberg was to serve in the Atlantic Missile Range, headquartered at the Air Force Missile Test Center at Patrick Air Force Base, Cape Canaveral, Florida. These documents were supplied by AFMTC and provide details about the operations and the ships involved.

bullet The General Hoyt S. Vandenberg was one of two Advanced Range Instrumentation Ships (ARIS) built during the cold war to track missile tests and participate in the space program.
bullet The Air Force Missile Test Center (AFMTC) is part of the Air Force Systems Command which was formed in 1961 to give special attention to Aerospace Weapons systems.


Up Vandenberg Commissioned Atlantic Missile Range Vandenberg Log 1978-82
video Who was Harry Taylor? Built by Kaiser 1943 Who was H.S.Vandenberg Converted to missle tracker Movie "Virus" MARAD News Items
Home Diving The Vandenberg Environment & Community Educational Resource History and News Meet the Shipwreckers Our Sponsors Contact us

Related Links

Partner Links