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rato

[′rād·ō]
(aerospace engineering)
A rocket system providing additional thrust for takeoff of an aircraft. Derived from rocket-assisted takeoff.

RATO

Rocket-assisted takeoff. A system of small rocket engines providing auxiliary thrust on takeoff. The rockets are jettisoned in a safe area after use. The same as JATO (jet-assisted takeoff).
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These recommendations have not had any effect on the Ratos Group's net profit and financial position with the exception of Recommendation No.
In the associated companies owned by Ratos the loss carry-forwards are valued to the extent they exist and that it is judged they can be utilised in the foreseeable future.
Ratos's holding in Arcorus amounts to 49% and the consolidated book value in Ratos was SEK 308m on June 30.
Ratos's holding in Atle Industri amounts to 50% and the consolidated book value in Ratos was SEK 615m on June 30.
In 1999 Ratos with co-investor EQT effected a buy-out of Dahl from the stock market via a leveraged holding company.
Ratos's holding in Gadelius amounts to 50% and the consolidated book value in Ratos was SEK 216m on June 30.
Ratos's holding in Haendig amounts to 49% and the consolidated book value in Ratos was SEK 170m on June 30.
Ratos's holding in Haglofs amounts to 100% and the consolidated book value in Ratos was SEK 103m on June 30.