GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: Other Rocket Launching Ships

Unknown Israeli ship



From 1990 to 1999 Arrow 1 interceptors were test-launched from a ship (or ships) in the Mediterranean against targets launched from Palmachim. The Sa'ar 4.5 class boat INS Hetz, or similar, seems to me to be a plausible candidate.


Rockets used: Arrow 1



Updated: 2021 Dec 03 03:25:15

Launches: SHIP-ISR
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1990 Aug 9Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 0.0
1991 Mar 25Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1991 Oct 30Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1992 Sep 23Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1993 Feb 28Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1993 Feb 28Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1993 Jul 14Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1993 Oct 14Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1993 Oct 14Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1994 MarArrow 1-[Not launched?]SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 0.0
1994 Jun 12Arrow 1ATD-1-SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 20.0
1996 Aug 20Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 80.0
1997 Aug 19 0820?Arrow 1--SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 80.0
1999 Nov 1 0942Arrow 1Target-SHIP-ISRUnknown Israeli shipPALBIAFTR-- 34.7E 31.9N (+/- 0.0) 80.0