French surface-to-air missile, tested at Hammaguir in early 1961 but not put into production.
Launch data is: incomplete. Boost Propulsion: Solid. Cruise engine: Ramjet. Maximum speed: 3,000 kph (1,800 mph).
Status: Retired 1961.
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Gross mass: 648 kg (1,428 lb).
Height: 6.04 m (19.81 ft).
Diameter: 0.40 m (1.31 ft).
Span: 1.92 m (6.29 ft).
Apogee: 35 km (21 mi).
First Launch: 1961.01.01.
Number: 1 .
Stromboli SEPR solid rocket engine. 143 kN. Out of production. Isp=235s. Used on Berenice, Tacite, Titus. First flight 1962. More...
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missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...
Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
Nord French manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Nord Aviation, France. More...
McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.
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