The ICBM System Program Office (SPO) develops, acquires, and supports silo-based ICBMs and provides program direction and logistics support as the single face to the customer. The SPO is responsible for acquisition, systems engineering and depot repair support; manages equipment spares; provides storage and transportation; and, accomplishes modifications and equipment replacement to maintain silo-based ICBM systems. The ICBM Prime Integration Contract (PIC) Program Management Office, LM(3), is charged with day-to-day execution and management of the PIC. The office is accountable to the System Program Director (SPD) for cost, schedule, and technical performance of the ICBM prime contractor. LM(3) supports the other SPO divisions by working with LMK-P to translate requirements for engineering services and/or modification/replacement programs into the necessary contracting actions.
The 706th Strategic Missile Wing (706 SMW) was established on 13 February 1958 at Warren AFB. Its operational squadrons were the 549th, 564th and 565th Strategic Missile Squadrons. The wing replaced the 4320th Strategic Wing (Missile) in February 1958. It accepted its first two SM-65 Atlas missile complexes in August 1960, gaining initial operational capability. The 706th SMW was replaced by the 389th Strategic Missile Wing (ICBM-Atlas) and deactivated on 1 July... Read More