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White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) is a United States Army rocket range of almost {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} in parts of five counties in southern New Mexico. The largest military installation in the United States, WSMR and the {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} McGregor Range Complex at Fort Bliss to the south (southeast Tularosa Basin and on Otero Mesa<ref> http://fronteralandalliance.org/castner/media/ICRMP.pdf "This report inventoried and evaluated 150 Cold War era properties constructed between 1956 and 1961 at Orogrande Range Doña Ana Range, McGregor Range, North McGregor Range, and Meyer Target Range in New Mexico."</ref>) are contiguous areas for military testing.Unknown extension tag "ref" White Sands is the site of the first atomic bomb test, codenamed Trinity.

The site of the 1945 Trinity explosion became part of WSMR.

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White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) is a United States Army rocket range of almost {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} in parts of five counties in southern New Mexico. The largest military installation in the United States, WSMR and the {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} McGregor Range Complex at Fort Bliss to the south (southeast Tularosa Basin and on Otero Mesa<ref> http://fronteralandalliance.org/castner/media/ICRMP.pdf "This report inventoried and evaluated 150 Cold War era properties constructed between 1956 and 1961 at Orogrande Range Doña Ana Range, McGregor Range, North McGregor Range, and Meyer Target Range in New Mexico."</ref>) are contiguous areas for military testing.Unknown extension tag "ref" White Sands is the site of the first atomic bomb test, codenamed Trinity.

The site of the 1945 Trinity explosion became part of WSMR.

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