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Blue Water



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Blue Water
British tactical ballistic missile. Cancelled 1962

Maximum range: 89 km (55 mi). Boost Propulsion: Solid rocket. Initial Operational Capability: 1961.

Status: Cancelled 1962.
Gross mass: 1,360 kg (2,990 lb).
Height: 7.62 m (24.99 ft).
Diameter: 0.61 m (2.00 ft).
Span: 2.23 m (7.31 ft).
First Launch: 1960.04.21.
Last Launch: 1962.06.07.
Number: 3 .

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Blue Water Chronology


1960 April 21 - . Launch Site: Aberporth. Launch Vehicle: Blue Water. LV Configuration: Blue Water FJ 3.
  • Flight 1 - . Nation: UK. Agency: RAE. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1960 April 26 - . Launch Site: Aberporth. Launch Vehicle: Blue Water.
  • - . Nation: UK. Agency: RAE. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

1962 June 7 - . Launch Site: Aberporth. Launch Vehicle: Blue Water.
  • Flight 15 - . Nation: UK. Agency: RAE. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

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