The Honest John was an unguided surface-to-surface artillery rocket that was launched from a 6x6 truck. First deployed in January, 1953; it could be fitted with either a nuclear or HE warhead. There were two variants, the MGR-1A (M31) and MGR-1B (M50), differing in range, thrust, payload, and overall size. Production of the MGR-1 variants ended in 1965 with a total production of more than 7,000 rockets.
There is 1 known Honest John on display in Wisconsin. It is at the following location:
|City Located||Photo(s)||Model Number||Serial Number||Location||GPS||Map(s)|
|Neenah, WI||MGR-1A||?||Neenah High School,
1275 Tuller Rd.
|N 44° 09.747'
W 88° 29.728'
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