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Initial view: Looking up the launch duct to the missile’s reentry vehicle (nose cone) and the half-open silo door. The dark oval shape on the side of the missile is a pitch rocket, one of two used to maneuver the missile after reentry vehicle separation.
Panning down and then clockwise:
Work platforms to provide maintenance access to the missile can be lowered from the launch duct wall
Silver-gray panels on the wall are acoustic modules designed to absorb the intense roar of the engine during launch
Large black umbilical cables provide power, telemetry, and control circuits for the missile. They are pulled out of their sockets as the missile rises from the launch duct. A large silver hose is a vent line for stage-two oxidizer tank. It would only be connected for loading or unloading propellant