GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: French Missile Submarines

SNLE S612 Le Terrible


Marine nationale


Le Terrible was launched Dec 1969 and entered service Jan 1973. It was refit to carry the M4 in 1988-1990 and retired in 1996.


Rockets used: MSBS M1



Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:08

Launches: S612
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1972?MSBS M1--S612SNLE S612 Le TerribleCEL--- 1.2W 44.5N (+/- 0.0) 500.0