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Barbados HARP gun 7 inch


Martlet, 7 inch HARP Gun launch complex. HARP 40-cm Gun, Seawell

Longitude: -59.4758 deg.
Latitude: 13.0770 deg.
First Launch: 1963.01.01.
Last Launch: 1966.02.25.
Number: 28 .

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Associated Launch Sites
  • Barbados Sounding rocket launch site located on island in the Caribbean. It was also from here that Gerard Bull tested his Martlet series of gun-launched sounding rockets. Known to have been used for 40 launches from 1963 to 1968, reaching up to 150 kilometers altitude. More...

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