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Family: Miscellany. Country: Iraq. Status: Hardware.

Iraqi space launch vehicle/ICBM based on clustering of Scud tactical missiles. Canadian rocket scientist Gerald Bull was allegedly killed by Israeli agents not for his work on the supergun, but rather for his much more damaging assistance to the Iraqis in doing the dynamic calculations for the Tamouz.


Launches: 1. Failures: 0. Success Rate: 100.00% pct. First Launch Date: 05 December 1989. Last Launch Date: 05 December 1989. Liftoff Thrust: 41,440 kgf. Total Mass: 37,695 kg. Core Diameter: 1.0 m. Total Length: 18.0 m.

Tamouz Chronology

1989 Dec 5 - LV Configuration: Tamouz-1 (1 stage). Launch Site: Al Anbar .
1990 Mar 22 -


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