McDonnell Model 103 nuclear-armed air-to-air missile

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Associated with McDonnell-Douglas' Long Range Interceptor (LRI) studies in 1954. Drawing is of the Model 111A weapons bay which could carry 3.

ModelDescriptionDate
Model 103AAIR TO AIR MISSILE CARRYING SPECIAL WARHEAD. 24000LB. THRUST MOTOR. LENGTH 110 INCHES. FIXED FINS. SOLID ROCKET.1-7-1954
Model 103BSAME AS MODEL 103A EXCEPT: NOT GUIDED - INERTIALLY STABILISED ROCKET, 40,300LB THRUST MOTOR. LENGTH = 117 INCHES. SOLID ROCKET.1-7-1954
Model 103CSAME AS MODEL 103A EXCEPT: NOT GUIDED - FIN STABILISED ROCKET, 40,000LB THRUST MOTOR. LENGTH = 123 INCHES. FOLDING FINS. SOLID ROCKET.3-1-1954
Model 103DSAME AS MODEL 103A EXCEPT: NOT GUIDED - FIN STABILISED ROCKET, 48,500LB THRUST MOTOR. LENGTH = 140 INCHES. FOLDING FINS. SOLID ROCKET.8-11-1954
Model 103ESAME AS MODEL 103A EXCEPT: NOT GUIDED - FIN STABILISED ROCKET, 40,000LB THRUST MOTOR. LENGTH = 141 INCHES. FOLDING FINS. SOLID ROCKET.7-15-1954
 

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Was the Model 111A weapons associated with a particular McDonnell interceptor design?
 
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