Accession Number:

AD0501432

Title:

2.75-In. Folding Fin Aircraft Rocket. Volume I

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 1967-Oct 1968

Corporate Author:

AEROJET-GENERAL CORP SACRAMENTO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

258.0

Abstract:

This contract covers the design, development, testing and delivery of an improved rocket for the flechette warhead. Work included 1 design, analysis, and component tests 2 development tests 3 Preliminary Flight Rating Tests and 4 delivery of improved rocket motors. Analyses included design trade-off studies, aerodynamics analysis, and manufacturing optimization studies. The improved design was successfully demonstrated through the preliminary flight rating tests and through flight tests, both ground-launched and aircraft-launched. Performance, reliability, and accuracy are within contract requirements. This final report is in two volumes. Volume I contains the program accomplishments and Volume II AD-501 433 contains the Appendixes.

Subject Categories:

  • Rockets
  • Ballistics
  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE