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Sergeant Hydac
Part of Hydac Family
American rocket used to boost a variety of military technology missions, including HAVE LENT to test aerosols as ICBM penetration aids, and HAVE SLED to collect data for algorithms to discriminate ICBM reentry warheads from decoys. Two stage vehicle consisting of 1 x Sergeant + 1 x Hydac

Status: Retired 1981. First Launch: 1974-12-18. Last Launch: 1981-03-12. Number: 7 . Gross mass: 4,800 kg (10,500 lb). Height: 13.80 m (45.20 ft). Diameter: 0.79 m (2.59 ft). Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).


More at: Sergeant-Hydac.

Country: USA. Launch Sites: Poker Flat, Barking Sands. Stages: Hydac, Castor engine. Agency: Aerojet.

1974 December 18 - . 00:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • Ballistic Test - . Nation: USA. Agency: Sandia. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1975 March 12 - . 07:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • ICECAP 75A Auroral mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFCRL, DNA. Apogee: 500 km (310 mi).

1978 February 28 - . 08:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • MULTI-WIDEBAND Infrared technology mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: DNA. Apogee: 458 km (284 mi).

1979 September 25 - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • HAVE LENT IV ABRES test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

    The first of two secondary rocket flight tests designated HAVE LENT IV successfully demonstrated the use of aerosol masking dispensers as a penetration aids. The vehicle was a Sergeant-Hydac rocket launched from Barking Sands, Hawaii. Data collection was limited because of erratic behavior of the rocket. The mission was sponsored by ABRES.


1981 February 25 - . 17:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • HAVE SLED test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMO. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

1981 March 5 - . 16:48 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • HAVE SLED test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMO. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).

1981 March 12 - . 04:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Poker Flat. LV Family: Hydac. Launch Vehicle: Sergeant Hydac.
  • HAVE SLED test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF BMO. Apogee: 400 km (240 mi).


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