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This is the official website for White Sands Missile Range
White Sands Missile Range is the premier military test range in America, earning its title as “Birthplace of America’s Missile and Space Activity.” Comprised of 3,200 squares miles White Sands Missile Range supports the Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as commercial and international users while conducting more than 3,000 tests annually.
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White Sands Missile Range provides America's Armed Forces, allies, partners, and defense technology innovators with the world's premiere research, development, test, evaluation, experimentation, and training facilities to ensure our nation's defense readiness.
A People First team of professionals operating the premier test, evaluation, and training range that delivers superior customer focused support and products, while simultaneously providing a high quality of life for our service members, civilians, and families.
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Investing in Cutting Edge Test and Evaluation
Quick Facts About White Sands Missile Range
Tests – White Sands Missile Range supports the Army, Navy, and Air Force, as well as commercial and international users on a reimbursable basis. More than 42,000 tests have been conducted at White Sands Missile Range the past 76 years. About 9 tests are conducted daily, and more than 3,000 annually.
Economic Impact – White Sands Missile Range produces an estimated economic impact of $10.3 million daily, and $3.7 billion annually in Las Cruces, Doña Ana County and the surrounding borderland region. On average, military spending accounts for 30 percent of wages in Southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas.
Demographics – White Sands Missile Range has approximately 6,000+ civilian employees, 350 servicemembers from the Army (~ 230), Air Force (~110) and Navy (~20), 950 housing residents (374 housing units available) and 300 elementary and middle school students.