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Terrier Tomahawk
Part of Tomahawk Family
American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Terrier + 1 x Tomahawk

Status: Retired 1980. First Launch: 1964-07-08. Last Launch: 1980-12-12. Number: 37 . Thrust: 258.00 kN (58,000 lbf). Gross mass: 1,100 kg (2,400 lb). Height: 9.00 m (29.50 ft). Diameter: 0.46 m (1.50 ft). Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).



Family: Tomahawk Sandia. Country: USA. Launch Sites: Poker Flat, Tonopah, Johnston Island, Eglin, Barking Sands, Barking Sands LC12, Eglin A-15. Stages: TE-416, X-256. Agency: Sandia.

1964 July 8 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Terihawk-12 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1964 August 25 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Tonopah. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • TT-12 no igniter test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 30 km (18 mi).

1964 October 16 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Terihawk-12 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1968 Oct? - . Launch Site: Johnston Island. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • Nation: USA. Agency: SAND. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

1969 May 24 - . 05:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • LRL BOX-16 TT-9 X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 398 km (247 mi).

1971 January 16 - . 23:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • NUTMEG Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 144 km (89 mi).

1971 January 20 - . 23:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLUM Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 182 km (113 mi).

1971 January 20 - . 23:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SECEDE II Early Beacon - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 270 km (160 mi).

1971 January 26 - . 22:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • Cert.Round (Probe C) test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1971 January 26 - . 23:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SECEDE II Early Beacon - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1971 January 26 - . 23:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • REDWOOD Aeronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 252 km (156 mi).

1971 January 28 - . 22:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • REDWOOD (Probe F) Aeronomy / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1971 January 29 - . 23:52 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SECEDE II Early Beacon - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 263 km (163 mi).

1971 January 30 - . 00:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SECEDE II Late Beacon - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1971 February 1 - . 00:01 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SECEDE II Late Beacon - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1971 February 1 - . 22:55 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SPRUCE II (Probe B) - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 184 km (114 mi).

1971 February 1 - . 22:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SPRUCE II (Probe C) Ionosphere / fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 260 km (160 mi).

1971 February 2 - . 15:35 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • QUINCE II (Probe A) Aeronomy / ionosphere / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1971 February 2 - . 15:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • QUINCE II (Probe E) Aeronomy / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1971 February 2 - . 16:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • SECEDE II Early Beacon - . Nation: USA. Agency: SAND. Apogee: 259 km (160 mi).

1971 March 8 - . 11:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Caribou V Aurora ultraviolet mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1971 October 24 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • CANUTO-A Aeronomy / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi).

1971 October 24 - . 04:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • CANUTO-B Aeronomy / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 202 km (125 mi).

1971 November 8 - . 04:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • DARDABASI-A Aeronomy / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1971 November 8 - . 04:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • DARDABASI-B Aeronomy / Fields mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 198 km (123 mi).

1972 May 20 - . 09:24 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • LRL ACS-7A (TT-9) X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1972 October 21 - . 12:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC12. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • LRL ACS-7B X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1974 January 26 - . 09:59 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LC12. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk. FAILURE: Failure.
  • LRL ACS-7C X-ray astronomy mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1975 May 14 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • Plasma Barium release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 360 km (220 mi).

1975 May 15 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • Plasma Barium release mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 360 km (220 mi).

1980 December 4 - . 23:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES GAIL Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1980 December 6 - . 23:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES HOPE Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1980 December 8 - . 23:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES IRIS Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1980 December 8 - . 23:38 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES beacon 1 Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1980 December 8 - . 23:51 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES beacon 2 Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1980 December 12 - . 23:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES JAN Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

1980 December 12 - . 23:42 GMT - . Launch Site: Eglin. Launch Complex: Eglin A-15. LV Family: Tomahawk. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Tomahawk.
  • PLACES PPPE Plasma / ionosphere mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA, Sandia. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).


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