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SRALT
Part of Minuteman Family
American target missile. Single stage short range air launched target vehicle consisting of 1 x SR19

Status: Active. First Launch: 2007-03-06. Last Launch: 2015-12-10. Number: 6 . Thrust: 267.00 kN (60,023 lbf). Gross mass: 8,000 kg (17,600 lb). Height: 6.00 m (19.60 ft). Diameter: 1.32 m (4.33 ft). Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

Air-launched single-stage derivative of the Coleman Aerospace Hera ground-launched target. It supports tests of American anti-ballistic missiles. The target vehicle can be easily be flown anywhere in the world and launched at arbitrary altitudes and directions. The missile is dumped from a cradle that can be loaded in C-130 or C-17 cargo aircraft. After being slowed to a vertical attitude using a parachute, the rocket ignites and flies its mission simulating a foreign ballisitic missile.


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Country: USA. Launch Sites: Barking Sands LP1, Midway Island NDZ.

2007 March 6 - . 00:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Complex: Barking Sands LP1. Launch Pad: LP1?. Launch Platform: C-17. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: SRALT.
  • SRALT - . Nation: USA. Agency: USA MDA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Target - air launch from C-17.

2009 December 11 - . Launch Site: Midway. Launch Complex: Midway Island NDZ. Launch Platform: C-17. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: SRALT.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: MDA. Apogee: 10 km (6 mi).

2011 July 9 - . 02:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Point Mugu. Launch Platform: C-17. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: SRALT.
  • FTX-17 - . Nation: USA. Agency: MDA. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

2011 October 5 - . 05:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Barking Sands. Launch Platform: C-17. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: SRALT.
  • FTT-12 Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: MDA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi). Target mission. Probably an SR-19 based Coleman Aerospace SRALT dropped out of a C-17 airplane..

2015 November 1 - . 03:05 GMT - . Launch Site: Wake Island. Launch Platform: C-17. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: SRALT.
  • SRALT RV - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). Target mission. Impacted Wake Island..

2015 December 10 - . Launch Site: Pacific Ocean. Launch Platform: C-17. LV Family: Minuteman. Launch Vehicle: SRALT.
  • FTO-O2E1a Target - . Nation: USA. Type: ABM Target. Apogee: 300 km (180 mi). ABM Target mission. Intercepted..


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