Accession Number:

ADA223805

Title:

Aerospace Technology: Technical Data and Information on Foreign Test Facilities

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-06-22

Pagination or Media Count:

588.0

Abstract:

We reviewed investment in foreign aerospace vehicle research and technological development efforts. This report provides technical data and information on foreign aerospace test facilities wind tunnels and air-breathing propulsion test cells and their capabilities. This report is the first in a planned series of reports on aerospace investment in foreign countries. Appendix I includes an explanation of the facility data sheets a summary of each individual facilitys performance characteristics and cost information, as well as narrative statements describing the facilitys technical capabilities and research or test programs currently being conducted a description of wind tunnels or air-breathing propulsion test cells a quick reference to facilities by country and our objectives scope, and methodology. Appendix II provides a definition and explanation of each data element used in this report. Appendixes III through X contain individual facility data sheets by country and photographs, schematic drawings, andor schematic diagrams of the facilitys layout, where available. Appendix XI contains a list of facility installation addresses. A glossary of technical terms appears at the end of this report.

Subject Categories:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Research and Experimental Aircraft
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE