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Vandenberg BOM2


Bomarc launch complex. Bomarc Complex 2

Longitude: -120.5983 deg.
Latitude: 34.8043 deg.
First Launch: 1966.08.25.
Last Launch: 1982.07.14.
Number: 38 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Bomarc USAF Mach 3 ramjet surface-to-air missile; later converted to target missiles and launched from Vandenberg AFB. More...

Associated Launch Sites
  • Vandenberg Vandenberg Air Force Base is located on the Central Coast of California about 240 km northwest of Los Angeles. It is used for launches of unmanned government and commercial satellites into polar orbit and intercontinental ballistic missile test launches toward the Kwajalein Atoll. More...

Vandenberg BOM2 Chronology


1966 August 25 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi). Summary: AFWTR supported the Navy's first launch of a Bomarc A target missile from Vandenberg AFB..

1966 November 1 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1967 May 25 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1968 August 19 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1968 November 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 January 8 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 February 21 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 April 17 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 May 21 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 July 12 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 September 3 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1969 November 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1970 March 7 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1970 July 29 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1970 September 26 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1971 February 27 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1971 April 14 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1971 June 29 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1971 September 16 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1972 April 21 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1972 July 27 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1972 December 1 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1972 December 29 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc A.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1974 April 10 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1974 October 16 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1975 April 10 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1975 July 23 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1976 May 5 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1976 July 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1976 September 23 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1976 October 28 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1977 February 4 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1977 March 31 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1977 July 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1978 March 24 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1980 August 1 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1980 December 19 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi).

1982 July 14 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg BOM2. LV Family: Bomarc. Launch Vehicle: Bomarc. LV Configuration: Bomarc B.
  • Target - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 20 km (12 mi). Summary: Last two launches of the Navy's Bomarc target missile from Vandenberg AFB (first Bomarc launch from Vandenberg on 25 August 1966)..

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