Encyclopedia Astronautica
Polaris A3 A3T


American missile. Two stage test vehicle consisting of 1 x A3P + 1 x X-260

Maximum range: 4,600 km (2,800 mi).

More... - Chronology...


Associated Countries
See also
  • Polaris Probably the most technically innovative program in history, Polaris integrated solid-propellant, inertially-guided intermediate range ballistic missiles with nuclear submarines that could remain submerged for months at a time. All of these were new technologies, but the first ship was underway only three years after go-ahead. More...
  • missile Guided self-propelled military weapon (as opposed to rocket, an unguided self-propelled weapon). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Lockheed American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale, CA, USA. More...

Home - Browse - Contact
© / Conditions for Use