Nike Zeus and Derivatives

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Ara there any (good quality) Nike Zeus family drawings? I had searched on the web, and found nothing useful. Maybe someone knows a drawing coming from a book or an official doc... Thanks.
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I think he meant Zeus A, Zeus B, Spartan. That pic is just a Zeus B with a bunch of other random missiles painted black and white.
 

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Btw. I think Zeus project ends so rapidly
≥﹏≤. Their son"sentinel"only work 6moths then retired.....
Now only GBI and THAAD(maybe) 40d2d2c08e794bf5a6135058365eae2b.jpeg f3c2c076ea1b48b8b72317120a855184.jpeg dde386e2ae5e49b7bcb867f88e0e8c74.jpeg 5d7f2ab8457244d582a4913f687a6072.jpeg can anty several BM which aiming US homeland(. So why government retired sentinel?
 

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Ara there any (good quality) Nike Zeus family drawings? I had searched on the web, and found nothing useful. Maybe someone knows a drawing coming from a book or an official doc... Thanks.
After searching on the web, I found only some pictures of the Nike Zeus (no good drawings), so I created a drawing by myself starting from those pictures, knowing the dimensions of the Zeus. I needed it to compare it with some other ASAT systems of the Cold War for an article I wrote for an Italian magazine, see below (only ASATs that have flown).

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Ara there any (good quality) Nike Zeus family drawings? I had searched on the web, and found nothing useful. Maybe someone knows a drawing coming from a book or an official doc... Thanks.
After searching on the web, I found only some pictures of the Nike Zeus (no good drawings), so I created a drawing by myself starting from those pictures, knowing the dimensions of the Zeus. I needed it to compare it with some other ASAT systems of the Cold War for an article I wrote for an Italian magazine, see below (only ASATs that have flown).

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Ara there any (good quality) Nike Zeus family drawings? I had searched on the web, and found nothing useful. Maybe someone knows a drawing coming from a book or an official doc... Thanks.
After searching on the web, I found only some pictures of the Nike Zeus (no good drawings), so I created a drawing by myself starting from those pictures, knowing the dimensions of the Zeus. I needed it to compare it with some other ASAT systems of the Cold War for an article I wrote for an Italian magazine, see below (only ASATs that have flown).

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Any chance of getting enough pixels to read?
I used a low resolution image for copyright reasons...
From left to right, missiles and targets:

USA ASATs:
Bold Orion, USAF, 1958-59
High Virgo, USAF, 1958-59
High Virgo, Inspector, USAF, 1959 (King Lofus IV)
NOTS-EV-1, US Navy, 1958, (NOTSNIK)
Program 505, Nike Zeus, US Army, 1962-67
Program 437, Thor, USAF, 1964-1975
Program 437AP, Thor, USAF, 1965-66
ASM-135, USAF, 1985
ITV Target, USAF, 1985

URSS ASATs:
DS-P1-M Tyulpan, IS Target
Istrebitel Sputnikov (IS), 1968-1993
Tsiklon-2 IS launcher, 1968-1993
79M6 Kontakt, 1978-95

The paper about the USA ASATs is issued in the September number of Rivista Italiana Difesa, in the next month there will be the second part about the URSS ASATs.
 

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Ara there any (good quality) Nike Zeus family drawings? I had searched on the web, and found nothing useful. Maybe someone knows a drawing coming from a book or an official doc... Thanks.
After searching on the web, I found only some pictures of the Nike Zeus (no good drawings), so I created a drawing by myself starting from those pictures, knowing the dimensions of the Zeus. I needed it to compare it with some other ASAT systems of the Cold War for an article I wrote for an Italian magazine, see below (only ASATs that have flown).

View attachment 664448
Any chance of getting enough pixels to read?
I used a low resolution image for copyright reasons...
From left to right, missiles and targets:

USA ASATs:
Bold Orion, USAF, 1958-59
High Virgo, USAF, 1958-59
High Virgo, Inspector, USAF, 1959 (King Lofus IV)
NOTS-EV-1, US Navy, 1958, (NOTSNIK)
Program 505, Nike Zeus, US Army, 1962-67
Program 437, Thor, USAF, 1964-1975
Program 437AP, Thor, USAF, 1965-66
ASM-135, USAF, 1985
ITV Target, USAF, 1985

URSS ASATs:
DS-P1-M Tyulpan, IS Target
Istrebitel Sputnikov (IS), 1968-1993
Tsiklon-2 IS launcher, 1968-1993
79M6 Kontakt, 1978-95

The paper about the USA ASATs is issued in the September number of Rivista Italiana Difesa, in the next month there will be the second part about the URSS ASATs.
Any chance of it in English? Also, looks like you forgot SM-3.

 

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Ara there any (good quality) Nike Zeus family drawings? I had searched on the web, and found nothing useful. Maybe someone knows a drawing coming from a book or an official doc... Thanks.
I not sure that this meets your quality criterion, but I put this lineup together using images from the 6 November 1960 issue of Flight and a image of Zeus A found on the Internet. The lengths I have used are:
Ajax - 418", 10.62 m.
Hercules - 492", 12.50m.
Zeus A - 531", 13.49m.
Zeus B - 602", 15.29m.
TX-135 booster used on both Zeus A & B - 196.8", 5.0m.
 

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