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Kauai Test Facility launches its largest missile

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The largest missile ever to launch from Sandia National Laboratories’ Kauai Test Facility in Hawaii has shown the storied test range is still growing to meet the testing needs of advanced weapons systems. Sandia used the four years leading up the launch to ensure the test facility could safely accommodate the new […]

Sandia supports hypersonic flight test

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories employees and contractors saw their work culminate in a hypersonic flight test conducted by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army on March 19 at the Kauai Test Facility in Hawaii. The Navy and Army executed the launch of a common hypersonic glide body, which flew at hypersonic speed to […]

More than 400 rockets soar from Sandia’s Kauai Test Facility in 50-year history

KAUAI, Hawaii — A white-orange oval, the rocket moves slowly, silently across the night sky, followed by a metallic roar that fades away the farther it flies from its launch pad at Sandia National Laboratories’ Kauai Test Facility. When the rocket is an orange ember against the black backdrop, it sparks momentarily as a Navy […]