Accession Number:

AD1016721

Title:

Advanced Tactical Booster Technologies: Applications for Long-Range Rocket Systems

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

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Air Force Research Laboratory (AFMC) AFRL/RQRC Edwards AFB United States

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Report Date:

2016-09-07

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

This paper describes a number of technology advantages currently under development for tactical rocket motors which have direct application to land-based long-range rocket systems. Materials advances that enable superior inert mass fractions, along with innovative optimization design techniques have the potential to allow for increased rocket payload capacity, improved rocket range or increased rocket loadout from the volumetrically constrained environment of a land-based launcher.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE