GCASO: General Catalog of Artificial Space Objects

Jonathan C. McDowell

Launch Sites

Rocket Launch Ships: US Missile Test Launch Vessels

Unknown US Terrier missile ship



The DAT-371 experiment of Project Defender used a Redstone missile as the target for a Terrier missile launched from an unknown US ship off San Nicolas Island in Dec 1965.


Rockets used: Terrier



Updated: 2021 Sep 24 01:17:06

Launches: SHIP-US
DateRocketFlightMissionPlatCodePlatformSiteLPAscSiteAscLPPosApogee
1965 Dec 1 0128:20?TerrierDAT-371 Intercept-SHIP-USUnknown US Terrier missile shipSNI--- 119.5W 33.2N (+/- 0.0) 8.0