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Terrier Terrier combinations

Terrier Terrier Oriole (HIFiRE 2) [NASA]

After the Terrier surface to air missile was decomissioned by the USNavy, the booster stages became available for use as sounding rockets. Different upper stages are employed to increase the performance to reach the higher layers of the atmosphere and even space.

Launch Vehicle Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3
Terrier Terrier Oriole Terrier Mk.70 (TX-664) Terrier Mk.70 (TX-664) Oriole / GEM-22
Nr TypeNr  Vehicle                      Date          LS        Suc  Payload

 1    1    Terrier Terrier Oriole       01.05.2012    Kau      *     HIFiRE 2
 2    2    Terrier Terrier Oriole       04.10.2013    Kau      *     Aegis FTM-22 Target (ARAV-ER)
 3    3    Terrier Terrier Oriole       xx.xx.201x    Kau ?    *     ?
 4    4    Terrier Terrier Oriole       xx.xx.201x    Kau ?    *     ?
 5    5    Terrier Terrier Oriole       04.02.2017    Kau      *     SFTM-01 Target (MRBM-T4E)
 6    6    Terrier Terrier Oriole       22.06.2017    Kau      *     SFTM-02 Target (MRBM-T4E)


Launch sites:

Kau = Kauai Test Facility (KTF) (Pacific Missile Range Facility), Barking Sands, Kauai, USA USA