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WING II MINUTEMAN REVERSE THRUST SYSTEM WEAPON SYSTEM 133A
HERCULES POWDER CO KENVIL NJ
Progress made from 1 March 1963 through 31 August 1963 on the Retro Tumble Rocket Motor Program is described. The Retro Rocket Motor and Tumble Rocket Motor have been developed and fabricated for use in the Reverse Thrust System of the Wing II Minuteman. Progress was documented by reports covering different aspects of the program. This document consists of two sections Section I, Schedules and Section II, Narrative Summary. Accomplished and unacomplished targets for aspects of the program such as research and development, testing, production, operational milestones, and delivery dates are listed as they existed on 15 September 1963. An explanation and discussion of the events scheduled in the Milestone Schedules are presented in the Narrative Summary, Section II, wherever information was available to expound or support accomplishments or slippages. Target slippages are discussed initially, then testing, component development, and reliability activities.
Program progress rept., 1 Mar-31 Aug 1963
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