Re: Pacific Navigational warning ...Missile test?

From: satcom ops via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 08:40:53 +0100
Thanks Marco.

I did check to see if there was anything for Vandenberg and so far , 
nothing found.

Regards

John

On 28/04/2022 08:36, Marco Langbroek wrote:
> 
> 
> Definitely a missile test of some sort, not a space launch: there is a 
> corresponding NavWarning for Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands:
> 
> 280301Z APR 22
> HYDROPAC 1148/22(81).
> NORTH PACIFIC.
> MARSHALL ISLANDS.
> DNC 12.
> 1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS 1000Z TO 1500Z DAILY
>     03 THRU 06 MAY IN AREA BOUND BY
>     09-09N 167-31E, 09-18N 167-34E,
>     09-35N 167-47E, 09-44N 168-12E,
>     09-28N 168-12E, 09-12N 168-04E,
>     09-06N 167-35E.
> 2. CANCEL THIS MSG 061600Z MAY 22.
> 
> The pattern of hazard areas is unlike typical tests from Vandenberg and 
> I have not been able yet to find a corresponding NavWarning for the 
> Vandenberg area. So this does not appear to be a Minuteman test.
> 
> Distance between area A in the NavWarning that John forwarded and the 
> Kwajalein area from the above NavWarning is 4000 km. That is a bit short 
> for a Trident SLBM test, so no idea what this is.
> 
> - Marco
> 
> 
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