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Negev



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Negev
Credit: © Mark Wade
Military testing range, known to have been used for 3 launches from 1990 to 2000, reaching up to 100 kilometers altitude.

Location: Negev Desert Test Site, Hadarom Hanegev.
Longitude: 34.9728 deg.
Latitude: 31.0233 deg.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Jericho First Israeli ballistic missile. Developed by Dassualt in France as the MD-620. Test series included both one and two stage prototypes. Follow-on versions were said to have differed. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Jericho 1 Israeli short range ballistic missile. Follow-on version differed from original French-derived Jericho. Probably used a single 4500 kg solid-propellant motor. More...

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

Negev Chronology


1990 December 21 - . Launch Site: Negev. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1991 October 30 - . Launch Site: Negev. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

2000 April 6 - . Launch Site: Negev. LV Family: Jericho. Launch Vehicle: Jericho 1.
  • Operational test - . Nation: Israel. Agency: IDF. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

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