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Excalibur

Excalibur [Magellan Aerospace]

The Exacalibur is a high performing meteorological sounding rocket developed by Magellan Aerospace. It is also used as a ballistic target missile.

Excalibur can be launched from many existing coil type launchers. It can directly interface with existing existing 10D or 12A dart payloads. The vehicle was also used as a rocket target.

The first launch of Excalibur took place in 1999.

Version Stage 1
Excalibur Excalibur
Excalibur-2 Excalibur-2
No:  Tn   Type                  Date              LS         Payload

 1    1   Excalibur             29.06.1999    *   FBG        TBM Target
 2    2   Excalibur             30.06.1999    *   FBG        TBM Target
 3    3   Excalibur             30.06.1999    *   FBG        TBM Target
 4    4   Excalibur             03.05.2000?   *   FBG        TBM Target
 5    5   Excalibur             04.05.2000?   *   FBG        TBM Target
 6    6   Excalibur             04.05.2000?   *   FBG        TBM Target
 7    7   Excalibur             04.05.2000?   *   FBG        TBM Target
 8    8   Excalibur             04.05.2000?   *   FBG        TBM Target
 9    1   Excalibur-2 ?         11.06.2003    *   And        Mini-DUSTY 08
10    2   Excalibur-2 ?         13.06.2003    *   And        Mini-DUSTY 09
11    3   Excalibur-2           04.07.2005    *   And        Mini-DUSTY 11


Launch sites:

And = Andøya Space Center (Andøya Rocket Range), Andøya, Nordland, Norway Norway
FBG = Fort Bliss McGregor Range, Texas, USA USA

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