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Minuteman Target Launch Vehicles

MSLS (MDE) [USAF]

Minotaur-2 (OSP-TLV) [OSC]

Version Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
MSLS-A (NLGM-30F) M-55E1 SR-19-AJ-1 M-57A1
MSLS-B (NLGM-30F) M-55E1 SR-19-AJ-1 SR-73-AJ-1 or SR-73-TC-1
Minotaur-2 (OSP-TLV, NLGM-30F) M-55E1 SR-19-AJ-1 M-57A1
Minotaur-2+ M-55E1 SR-19-AJ-1 SR-73-AJ-1 or SR-73-TC-1
Minotaur-2-Lite M-55E1 SR-19-AJ-1 -
Nr   TypeNr    Vehicle            Serial           Date        LS               Payload

 803     1     MSLS-A             MDE              27.09.1996  Va LF-03     *   MDE (5)
 804     2     MSLS-A             IFT-1            17.01.1997  Va LF-03     *   IFT 1 Target (1+8)
 808     3     MSLS-A             IFT-1A           24.06.1997  Va LF-03     *   IFT 1A Target (1+8)
 809     4     MSLS-A             IFT-2            16.01.1998  Va LF-03     *   IFT 2 Target (1+8)
 818     5     MSLS-A             IFT-3            03.10.1999  Va LF-03     *   IFT 3 Target
 820     6     MSLS-A             IFT-4            19.01.2000  Va LF-03     *   IFT 4 Target
 823     1     Minotaur-2         TLV-D            28.05.2000  Va LF-06     *   TLV-Demo
 825     7     MSLS-A             IFT-5            08.07.2000  Va LF-03     *   IFT 5 Target
 830     8     MSLS-A             IFT 6            15.07.2001  Va LF-03     *   IFT 6 Target
 832     2     Minotaur-2         TLV-1            04.12.2001  Va LF-06     *   IFT 7 Target
 833     3     Minotaur-2         TLV-2            16.03.2002  Va LF-06     *   IFT 8 Target
 838     4     Minotaur-2         TLV-3            15.10.2002  Va LF-06     *   IFT 9 Target
 839     5     Minotaur-2         TLV-4            11.12.2002  Va LF-06     *   IFT 10 Target
 859     6     Minotaur-2         TLV-5            21.03.2007  Va LF-06     *   SBX Target
 861     1     Minotaur-2+        TLV-7            23.08.2007  Va LF-06     *   NFIRE 2A Target
 865     2     Minotaur-2+        TLV-8            24.09.2008  Va LF-06     *   NFIRE 2B Target


*           suborbital
 
Launch sites:

Va  = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA