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Tartar

     During the 60s this was the smallest Navy surface-to-air missile and was placed on destroyer-type ships and as a secondary battery on larger ships. Testing of this supersonic missile took place at the U.S.S. Desert Ship located at Launch Complex 35 at White Sands. U.S. Navy

  • Length: 15 feet
  • Diameter: 12 inches
  • Weight: 1,200 pounds
  • Propellant: Solid
  • Range: 10 miles
  • Ceiling: 5 miles
  • First Fired: 1966  (Note:  This is first fired at White Sands Missile Range.  It was fired extensively for several years at other installations)