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ducted rocket

[¦dək·təd ′räk·ət]
(aerospace engineering)
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Remaining chapters discuss the formation of energetic pyrolants (metal-based pyrotechnic compositions), combustion propagation of pyrolants, emission from combustion products, transient combustion of propellants and pyrolants, rocket thrust modulation, and ducted rocket propulsion.
Kubota received a Doctorate from Princeton University in 1973, majoring in "Solid Propellant Combustion" and "Rocket Propulsion including Ducted Rocket Engine".
The target missile verified several vehicle performance standards, including the booster ignition, stable first-stage flight, the transition of the ducted-rocket ramjet from booster separation to started inlets, and the ducted rocket ramjet ignition and powered flight performance.
Yesterday's flight test of the GQM-163A Coyote had several primary objectives, all of which were achieved, including the verification of booster ignition and stable first stage flight, the transition of the ducted-rocket ramjet from booster separation to started inlets, and the ducted rocket ramjet ignition and powered flight performance.
The GQM-163A "Coyote" target missile design integrates a four-inlet, solid-fuel ducted rocket ramjet propulsion system into a compact missile airframe 18 feet long and 14 inches in diameter.
Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital) developed the target vehicle and uses Aerojet's solid-fueled Variable Flow Ducted Rocket (VFDR) propulsion engine.
The GQM-163A Coyote target missile design integrates a four-inlet, solid-fuel ducted rocket ramjet propulsion system into a compact missile airframe 18 feet long and 14 inches in diameter.
19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp company, announced today that its Integral Rocket Ramjet (IRR) propulsion system which incorporates a nozzleless booster and Variable-Flow Ducted Rocket (VFDR) ramjet technologies, powered a successful air-launched flight vehicle demonstration at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
Senator Allen also recounted how proud he was to have led an effort to fund a flight test demonstration program for the Variable Flow Ducted Rocket (VFDR) - an effort he called key to the nation's defense.
Aerojet developed the world's first variable flow ducted rocket ramjet and is the only company currently flight testing high speed missile propulsion for future U.
ARC will develop and deliver a new variable flow ducted rocket ramjet propulsion system for flight-testing.
Alliant Techsystems successfully certified its Advanced Propulsion Research Complex (APRC) during a recent direct-connect test of a Variable Flow Ducted Rocket (VFDR) propulsion system.