“Wing Tip” Missile Part Plaque
United States 1989
In 1987, the United States and the Soviet Union signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which required both parties to eliminate all nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with a certain striking range. This wing tip is from a ground-launched cruise missile destroyed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in 1989 under the terms of the INF Treaty. It was mounted to a wooden plaque and saved for display by Amb. Maynard W. Glitman, the chief negotiator of the INF Treaty on the U.S. side, to commemorate the treaty and its implementation.
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(1989). “Wing Tip” Missile Part Plaque [Object]. National Museum of American Diplomacy, Washington, D.C., United States. https://diplomacy.state.gov/items/wing-tip-missile-part-plaque