GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: French Missile Submarines

SNLE S655 Gymnote


Marine nationale
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The Gymnote was an experimental submarine for test launches of French SLBMs.


Rockets used: MSBS M112,MSBS M013,MSBS M1,MSBS M2,MSBS M4



Updated: 2021 Nov 30 16:22:27

Launches: S655
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1967MSBS M112Gymnote 2-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCERES--- 6.5E 43.0N (+/- 0.0) 50.0
1967MSBS M112Gymnote 3-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCERES--- 6.5E 43.0N (+/- 0.0) 50.0
1967MSBS M112Gymnote 4 RSO Test-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCERES--- 6.5E 43.0N (+/- 0.0) 10.0
1967 Apr 19MSBS M112Gymnote 1-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCERES--- 6.5E 43.0N (+/- 0.0) 50.0
1968?MSBS M013V2-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1968?MSBS M013V3-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1968 Nov 16MSBS M013V1 Vecteur-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1969?MSBS M013V4-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1969?MSBS M013V5-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1969?MSBS M013V6-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1970?MSBS M013V7-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1970?MSBS M013C2-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1970?MSBS M013C3-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1970?MSBS M013C4-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1970 Jun 11MSBS M013C1 Charge (RV)-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1971?MSBS M013C5-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1971?MSBS M013C6-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1971?MSBS M013C7-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1971MSBS M013C8-S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1971?MSBS M1--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0
1973MSBS M2--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 600.0
1982?MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 800.0
1982?MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 800.0
1982 Mar 10MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 800.0
1983MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteBRET--- 4.5W 47.5N (+/- 0.7) 800.0
1983 Jul 12MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 800.0
1983 Nov 23MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 800.0
1984 Feb 29MSBS M4--S655SNLE S655 GymnoteCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 800.0