GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Aegis Missile Ships

JS Kongo

US Navy photo

The Kongo, first of the Japanese AEGIS ships, was used to launch Aegis SM-3 missiles.

Rockets used: SM-3

Updated: 2021 Sep 23 02:17:34

Launches: DDG-173
2007 Dec 17 2208SM-3Stellar Kiji-DDG-173JS KongoKAUPOA-- 159.8W 22.1N (+/- 0.0) 160.0