Wildwood, Florida: Snark Missile (Gone)

Among the retirement communities, a comforting sight: this torpedo-like missile, a type once dropped by B-52s.

South edge of town, outside the American Legion hall. On the north side of Hwy 44/E. Gulf Atlantic Hwy, at the corner of Legion Rd, which is just east of US Hwy 301.
July 2012: Reported gone.

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Missile on display.

Snark Missile

It looks like a giant torpedo with swept-back, top-slung B-52 wings. These babies used to be dropped from B-52s or launched from mobile carriers. No doubt it's a comforting sight for retirees in the adjacent Parkwood Communities.

[Roadsideamerica.com Team, 11/25/2003]

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