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Hermes A-3B
Part of Wasserfall Family
American tactical ballistic missile.

AKA: CTV-G-5;RTV-G-10;RTV-G-3;RTV-G-6;RTV-G-8;RV-A-10;RV-A-3;RV-A-5;RV-A-6;RV-A-8;SSM-A-13;SSM-A-15;SSM-A-16;SSM-A-9;SSM-G-13;SSM-G-15;SSM-G-16;SSM-G-8;SSM-G-9;W-5. Status: Retired 1954. First Launch: 1954-05-11. Last Launch: 1954-11-16. Number: 6 . Thrust: 100.50 kN (22,593 lbf). Gross mass: 5,370 kg (11,830 lb). Unfuelled mass: 2,000 kg (4,400 lb). Height: 10.16 m (33.33 ft). Diameter: 1.19 m (3.90 ft). Span: 2.54 m (8.33 ft). Apogee: 37 km (22 mi).

Maximum range: 105 km (65 mi). Number Standard Warheads: 1. Standard warhead: W-5. Warhead yield: 47 KT. Boost Propulsion: Liquid propellant.


More at: Hermes A-3B.

Family: Storable liquid, tactical ballistic. Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Hermes A-3B. Propellants: Nitric acid/Amine. Launch Sites: White Sands LC33, White Sands. Agency: General Electric.

1954 May 11 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC33. LV Family: Wasserfall. Launch Vehicle: Hermes A-3B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: GE. Apogee: 32 km (19 mi).

1954 July 20 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC33. LV Family: Wasserfall. Launch Vehicle: Hermes A-3B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: GE. Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).

1954 August 26 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC33. LV Family: Wasserfall. Launch Vehicle: Hermes A-3B. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: GE. Apogee: 3.00 km (1.80 mi).

1954 September 21 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC33. LV Family: Wasserfall. Launch Vehicle: Hermes A-3B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: GE. Apogee: 36 km (22 mi).

1954 October 19 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC33. LV Family: Wasserfall. Launch Vehicle: Hermes A-3B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: GE. Apogee: 36 km (22 mi).

1954 November 16 - . Launch Site: White Sands. Launch Complex: White Sands LC33. LV Family: Wasserfall. Launch Vehicle: Hermes A-3B.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: GE. Apogee: 34 km (21 mi).


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