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NAWC


American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division (formerly called Naval Weapons Center), USA.

AKA: USN; Naval Weapons Center.

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Associated Engines
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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Hydra-Iris American sounding rocket. Two stage underwater-launched vehicle consisting of 3 x Sparrow motors in the booster stage and an Iris upper stage. More...
  • Terrier Lynx American sounding rocket. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Terrier + 1 x Lynx More...

Associated Stages

NAWC Chronology


2005 February 2 - . 20:57 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion. LV Configuration: Terrier Orion NASA 41.58DR.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2005 March 1 - . 23:13 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion. LV Configuration: Terrier Orion NASA 41.59DR.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2005 March 2 - . 21:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion. LV Configuration: Terrier Orion NASA 41.60DR.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2005 March 3 - . 22:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Oriole. LV Configuration: Terrier Oriole NASA 45.01DR.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2005 November 2 - . 22:34 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Oriole Mk 70. LV Configuration: Terrier Mk 70 Oriole NASA 45.02DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi).

2005 November 9 - . 15:40 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Hawk. Launch Vehicle: Improved Orion. LV Configuration: Improved Orion NASA 30.071DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

2005 November 14 - . 20:30 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion Improved. LV Configuration: Terrier Improved Orion NASA 41.66DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2005 November 18 - . 20:13 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion Improved. LV Configuration: Terrier Improved Orion NASA 41.67DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2006 March 25 - . 09:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Hawk. Launch Vehicle: Orion Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Orion NASA 30.064DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

2006 March 25 - . 13:07 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Hawk. Launch Vehicle: Orion Sounding Rocket. LV Configuration: Orion NASA 30.065DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

2006 June 5 - . 16:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion Improved. LV Configuration: Terrier Improved Orion NASA 41.073DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2006 June 7 - . 22:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion Improved. LV Configuration: Terrier Improved Orion NASA 41.071DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2006 June 8 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion Improved. LV Configuration: Terrier Improved Orion NASA 41.074DR.
  • DUNDEE target Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2006 June 23 - . 23:02 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Terrier. Launch Vehicle: Terrier Orion Improved. LV Configuration: Terrier Improved Orion NASA 41.072DR.
  • MDA TRACKEX Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 130 km (80 mi).

2006 July 21 - . 09:04 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Hawk. Launch Vehicle: Improved Orion. LV Configuration: Improved Orion NASA 30.066DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

2006 July 21 - . 13:05 GMT - . Launch Site: White Sands. LV Family: Hawk. Launch Vehicle: Improved Orion. LV Configuration: Improved Orion NASA 30.067DR.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: NASA; NAWC. Apogee: 90 km (55 mi).

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