The Lynx is a single-stage, unguided, fin stabilized rocket system which utilizes Lynx Mk.104 rocket motor for the propulsion. The Lynx Mk.104 motor, a surplus dual-thrust motor from the Standard SM-2MR Block II (RIM-66G-L) missile, has four modified Orion fins on the aft end arranged in a cruciform configuration to provide stability.
The Lynx is 35.6 cm in diameter and 2.794 m long. The Lynx fins are normally canted to provide for four revolutions per second spin rate at burnout.
The Lynx rocket is used as a target missile to simulare short range missiles.
The Lynx is also used as with a Terrier booster as Terrier Lynx.
Nr TypeNr Vehicle Date LS Payload
xxx x Lynx 06.04.2018 * WS FTX-35 Target Launch sites: WS = White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA