Credit: © Mark Wade
First Launch: 1960-07-06. Last Launch: 2013-08-15. Number: 58 . Location: New Mexico. Longitude: -108.60 deg. Latitude: 35.45 deg.
|Fort Wingate LC96 Storm-2, Hera launch complex.|
Orbital Patriot Target Vehicle (PTV); served as an intercept target for the Lower Tier Project Office Patriot missile defense system. The PTV was launched from Fort Wingate Launch Complex-96 into White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. It flew a southerly trajectory over New Mexicoand was intercepted by the Patriot Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor system during reentry.