April 13, 2006 Chaparral, New Mexico - According to the Claremont Institute historians, an institute dedicated "to understand and promote the strategic defense of the United States," White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) is the largest overland missile testing range in the Western Hemisphere. WSMR is also the largest military installation in the United States. At present, the range is used by the Army, Navy, Air Force, NASA, and other government agencies, as well as universities, private industries, and foreign militaries.
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