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Al Anbar



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Al-Anbar
Credit: © Mark Wade
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Al Anbar
Location of Al Anbar
Credit: © Mark Wade
Military testing range. Launch gantry located here for Tamouz satellite launcher, used for one known launch attempt in 1989. Probably destroyed in Gulf War.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Inclination: 34.0 degrees. Maximum Inclination: 50.0 degrees.

Longitude: 44.2996 deg.
Latitude: 32.7822 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Tamouz Iraqi space launch vehicle/ICBM based on clustering of Scud tactical missiles. Canadian rocket scientist Gerald Bull was allegedly killed by Israeli agents not for his work on the supergun, but rather for his much more damaging assistance to the Iraqis in doing the dynamic calculations for the Tamouz. More...

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

Al Anbar Chronology


1989 December 5 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: Tamouz.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 50 km (31 mi).

2001 August 23 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 1 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2001 September 26 - . 13:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2001 October 11 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2001 November 7 - . 06:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2001 December 29 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 January 9 - . 09:49 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 January 10 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 January 31 - . 12:29 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 March 14 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 April 11 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 May 10 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 June 6 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 June 17 - . 03:07 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 June 18 - . 03:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 July 18 - . 03:54 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 July 23 - . 02:56 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 August 25 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 August 25 - . 03:45 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 October 30 - . 06:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 October 30 - . 08:12 GMT - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

2002 November 16 - . Launch Site: Al Anbar. Launch Vehicle: S-75. LV Configuration: S-75 Al Samoud 2.
  • Test 2 - . Nation: Iraq. Apogee: 45 km (27 mi).

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