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MSBS M20
Part of MSBS Family
MSBS M20
MSBS M20
French intermediate range ballistic missile.

Status: Retired 1980. First Launch: 1974-06-12. Last Launch: 1980-01-01. Number: 4 . Thrust: 45,300.00 kN (10,183,800 lbf). Gross mass: 20,000 kg (44,000 lb). Height: 10.70 m (35.10 ft). Diameter: 1.50 m (4.90 ft). Span: 1.50 m (4.90 ft). Apogee: 600 km (370 mi).

2 stage vehicle consisting of 1 x SEP 904 + 1 x Rita II.

Maximum range: 3,000 km (1,800 mi).



Family: IRBM. Country: France. Launch Sites: Biscarosse, Biscarosse BLB, Bay of Biscay Launch Area. Stages: SEP 904, Rita II. Agency: SEREB.

1974 June 12 - . Launch Site: Biscarosse. Launch Complex: Biscarosse BLB. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M20.
  • Operational test - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 600 km (370 mi).

1976 April 7 - . Launch Site: Biscarosse. Launch Platform: S613. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M20.
  • Operational test - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 600 km (370 mi).

1979 July 1 - . Launch Site: Biscarosse. Launch Platform: S613. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M20.
  • Operational test - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 600 km (370 mi).

1980? - . Launch Site: Biscarosse. Launch Platform: S614. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M20.
  • Operational test - . Nation: France. Agency: DMA. Apogee: 600 km (370 mi).

2013 May 5 - . Launch Site: Bay of Biscay launch area. Launch Complex: Bay of Biscay launch area. Launch Pad: SSBN Le Vigilant. LV Family: MSBS. Launch Vehicle: MSBS M20. FAILURE: Destroyed after a first stage failure..
  • MSBS M21 Launch Failure - . Nation: France. Destroyed after a first stage failure..


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