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Appendix 1: Early Missiles and Drones
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The designation XRM-92 was allocated in 1960 to a U.S. Air Force Scout four-stage rocket (for more information on the USAF's Scout program, see article on RM-89 Blue Scout I), which was identical to the NASA Scout X-1. However, available launch records indicate that the Air Force didn't launch any XRM-92 vehicles. NASA, on the other hand, launched a total of seven Scout X-1 rockets between 2 July 1960 and 19 October 1961. Of these, two suborbital missions and one orbital one were completely successful.
The designation SLV-1A, allocated in 1962 to a four-stage Blue Scout configuration, apparently referred to the XRM-92 and/or other four-stage orbital Scout launch vehicles for use by the Air Force.
Note: Data given by several sources show slight variations. Figures given below may therefore be inaccurate!
Data for XRM-92:
 Peter Alway: "Rockets of the World, 2000 Supplement", Saturn Press, 2000
 Mark Wade: Encyclopedia Astronautica
 USAF Missile Nomenclature Records
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