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Hama-Allepo



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Hama-Allepo
Credit: © Mark Wade
Syrian military testing range, known to have been used for 9 launches from 1992 to 2007, reaching up to 200 kilometers altitude.

Location: Syrian Missile Base.
Longitude: 38.0000 deg.
Latitude: 35.0000 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • R-17 The final refinement of the R-11 design, the R-17, was exported widely and became infamous around the world by its ASCC reporting name - "Scud". It was perhaps the most famous ballistic missile of the post-war period due to its use in the Iran-Iraq 'War of the Cities' and the Gulf War. This was the definitive production version of what was essentially a storable-propellant rocket with the performance of the V-2. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Hwasong 6 North Korean mobile liquid propellant single stage tactical ballistic missile. Derived from Russian R-17, often referred to as 'Scud-C'. The Hwasong had a 500 km range, achieved by halving the payload. More...
  • Hwasong 7 North Korean mobile liquid propellant single stage tactical ballistic missile. Derived from Russian R-17, often referred to as 'Scud-D'. The Hwasong had a 700 km range with a 500 kg payload and went into service in 1994. More...

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

Hama-Allepo Chronology


1992 July 1 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

1992 July 1 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6.
1994 Q3 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: Hwasong 6. LV Configuration: Hwasong 6 Scud C.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 200 km (120 mi).

2000 September 1 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2000 September 23 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

2005 May 27 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2005 May 27 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud B.
  • - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2005 May 27 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D.
  • (Hit Turkey) - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2007 January 28 - . Launch Site: Hama-Allepo. LV Family: R-17. Launch Vehicle: R-17. LV Configuration: Scud D Long range test.
  • Long range test - . Nation: Syria. Agency: SYMC. Apogee: 150 km (90 mi).

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