Larkhill range is located in central southern England (Salisbury Plain) and occupies some 92km² manoeuvre area and airspace up to 16,764m. It has a controlled ground impact area of 29km² and a dedicated aerial delivery dropping zone of 1400m x 800m. The varied terrain includes wet and dry aerial drop zones and a grass landing strip.
The range provides a controlled safe environment for the release of land- and air-launched missile firings as well as instrumentation verification and a controlled ground impact area.
This fully instrumented environment for the evaluation of air and ground platforms, sensors, weapons and communications systems, is suitable for: