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Vandenberg WTR


Trident launch complex.

Location: , x.
Longitude: -120.6012 deg.
Latitude: 34.7720 deg.

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Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Trident D-5 American intercontinental range, submarine-launched ballistic missile. Deployed March 1990 aboard the new Ohio-class submarines. 336 remain in service in the 2010's as America's seaborne nuclear deterrent. 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 WTR Chronology


2009 February 10 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg WTR. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5.
  • Trident Test - . Nation: USA. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi). Summary: Test.

2009 February 13 - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg WTR. Launch Platform: SSBN 731. LV Family: Trident. Launch Vehicle: Trident D-5.
  • Trident Test - . Nation: USA. Agency: USN. Apogee: 1,000 km (600 mi). Summary: Test.

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