OSTF-2

 

OPERATIONAL SUITABILITY TEST FACILITY - 2

VANDENBERG  AFB

576th  STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

ATLAS  F

PRESENT  DAY  PHOTOS

 

MISSILE SILO

NOTE:  DOORS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

 

 

STANDING ON TOP LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

ENTRANCE TO MISSILE SILO ON RIGHT

 

 

TOP OF LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

OVER LOOKING SILO CAP AREA

NOTE:  ORIGINAL FIRE SUPPRESSION WATER TANK ON RIGHT

 

 

TOP OF LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

NOTE:  EDGE OF ESCAPE HATCH ON RIGHT

 

 

ENTRYWAY TO SILO

 

 

TOP OF LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

NOTE:  AIR EXHAUST VENT

 

 

INSTRUMENTATION BUILDING

NOTE:  SANDBAGS ON ROOF

 

 

INSTRUMENTATION BUILDING

 

 

ENTRANCE TO LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

ESCAPE SHAFT

 

 

UTILITY AREA

NOTE:  A LEVELING SHOCK ONCE STOOD TO THE LEFT

 

 

16" AIR EXHAUST BLAST CLOSURE

 

 

UTILITY LINES

NOTE:  FLEXIBLE CONNECTORS FOR GROUND SHOCK

 

 

INTERIOR PARTITION

 

 

LOOKING DOWN TOWARD LEVEL 2

NOTE:  WATER LEVEL IS ALMOST 12 FEET UP

 

 

RESTROOM

 

 

UTILITY ROOM  AND SINK

 

 

INTERIOR PARTITION

 

 

CENTER COLUMN

 

 

HVAC EQUIPMENT AREA

 

 

SIGNAGE ON BLAST CLOSURE

 

 

AIR INTAKE BLAST CLOSURE

 

 

RESTROOM

 

 

STAIRWELL LEADING TO LOWER LEVEL

 

 

BOTTOM OF STAIRWELL

 

 

SEWAGE & VENT LINES

NOTE:  SEWAGE BLAST CLOSURE MISSING

 

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