GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: UK Royal Navy Missile Submarines

HMS Vanguard (UK05)


MoD


HMS Vanguard was the first UK Trident submarine, carrying 16 Trident II missiles. In was launched in 1992.


Rockets used: Trident D-5



Updated: 2021 Dec 03 03:25:18

Launches: UK-S28
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1994 May 26 2215:03Trident D-5--UK-S28HMS Vanguard (UK05)ETRD4-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0
1994 Jun 20 0300:03Trident D-5--UK-S28HMS Vanguard (UK05)ETRD4-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0
2005 Oct 10 2110:08Trident D-5- (111ss)-UK-S28HMS Vanguard (UK05)ETRD4-- 79.0W 28.5N (+/- 2.0) 1000.0