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Vandenberg TP-01


SICBM, Peacekeeper launch silo.

Longitude: -120.6000 deg.
Latitude: 34.8000 deg.
First Launch: 1983.06.18.
Last Launch: 1991.04.18.
Number: 10 .

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Peacekeeper American intercontinental ballistic missile. 10 nuclear MIRV warheads. In service 1986-2004. More...
  • SICBM American mobile small intercontinental ballistic missile. Developed 1986-1991, but cancelled as unnecessary at the end of the Cold War. 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 TP-01 Chronology


1983 June 18 - . 02:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-1.
  • 6 RVs to BOA-KMR - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 October 14 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-2.
  • 6 RVs to BOA-KMR - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1983 December 20 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-3.
  • 8 RVs to BOA-Guam - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1984 March 30 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-4.
  • 10 RVs sent to KMR impact area. - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1984 June 15 - . 16:50 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-5.
  • 6 RVs to KMR(1 Mk21) - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1984 October 1 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-6.
  • RVs to KMR - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1985 February 1 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-7.
  • 6 RVs Test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1985 June 3 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: Peacekeeper. LV Configuration: Peacekeeper FTM-8.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: USAF AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

1989 May 11 - . 18:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: SICBM. LV Configuration: SICBM FTM-1. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFSC. Apogee: 80 km (49 mi).

1991 April 18 - . 18:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg TP-01. Launch Vehicle: SICBM. LV Configuration: SICBM FTM-2A.
  • Test mission - . Nation: USA. Agency: AFSC. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi).

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