The first rocket to be wholly developed and manufactured in South Africa is successfully launched from the new rocket launching

Tuesday, 17 December 1968

The first rocket to be wholly developed and manufactured in South Africa is successfully launched from the new rocket launching range at St. Lucia Bay on the east coast. The Minister of Defence asserts that the rockets are defensive not offensive weapons.

Last updated : 14-Dec-2011

This article was produced by South African History Online on 14-Dec-2011

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