An Introduction to Rockets and Guided Missiles
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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A short description is given of the history of rocketry in China plus praise of Soviet accomplishments with satellites and rocket accuracy to 1960. Descriptions are made of capabilities, functions, and minor advantages and disadvantages of air-to-ground, air-to air, ground-to-ground, ground-to-air, and ground-to-space rockets. An explanation of the structure of rockets in general includes nose section, instrument compartment, fuel compartment, fuel feed system, engine, and control mechanism. A short discussion of requirements and capabilities of intercontinental missiles follows structural diagram of a Thor IRBM is given.
- Surface-Launched Guided Missiles