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PLV - PLV Payload Launch Vehicle

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Family: Sounding Rockets. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: PLV.

Launch vehicle using surplus missile motors. PLV was part of the Boeing Lead System Integration (LSI) effort on the National Missile Defense (NMD) program. Lockheed Martin was the manufacturer and prime integrator. PLV used elements first seen on the ERIS program.


Payload Launch Vehicle Chronology

1999 Oct 3 - Launch Site: Kwajalein .

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