Accession Number:

ADD002266

Title:

Method and Apparatus for Reducing Smoke at Launch of High Performance Rockets.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1975-08-14

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The patent application relates to a method whereby the exhaust signature of high performance rockets is reduced by including in a solid propellant rocket motor a substantially smokeless, double-base propellant and a smoky, high-energy, composite propellant, both simultaneously ignited during missile launch.

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
  • Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE