This large missile was about the same size and weight of a small
jet fighter. It was capable of carrying a conventional or nuclear
warhead. The first Matador launch was in 1955 with the first Mace in
1959. The main difference was in their guidance systems. In Feb.
1958 a Matador was launched from White Sands and flew to Wendover Air
Force Base in Utah. U.S. Air Force