Accession Number:

ADD009736

Title:

Twostage Hypersonic Ramjet.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-07-13

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

A two-stage ramjet engine including an aft end, ejectable, boost-stage-combustornozzle assembly for initially accelerating from low-to-mid-supersonic launching speeds to high supersonic speeds, and mounted in a tandem arrangement immediately aft of a separate, forward end-cruise stage-combustornozzle assembly positioned directly behind an inlet-diffuser section for subsequently further accelerating from high supersonic to hypersonic speeds after ejecting the entire boost stage.

Subject Categories:

  • Guided Missiles
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE