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Trident



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Trident C-4
American submarine-launched ballistic missile. US Navy submarine-launched ballistic missiles, which superseded the Polaris.

Failures: 12. Success Rate: 96.12%. First Fail Date: 1978-04-12. Last Fail Date: 1989-08-15. Launch data is: continuing.

Status: Active.
First Launch: 1977.01.18.
Last Launch: 2007.05.15.
Number: 309 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Trident US Navy submarine-launched ballistic missiles, which superseded the Polaris. 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...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

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