First Launch: 1963-01-01. Last Launch: 1967-06-22. Number: 185 . Longitude: -59.48 deg. Latitude: 13.07 deg.
The Martlet 3A gun-launched rocket program began in the spring of 1963 with test flights beginning in September. Early Martlet 3A test flights were less then successful. At launch loads of 5000-6000 g's the rocket motor fuel grain would fail.The Martlet 3A set a world record as the largest rocket launched from a gun.