Turborocket Engine

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Turborocket Engine

 

a composite engine in which the working fluid that drives the turbine of a turbojet engine with an afterburner is produced by a liquid-propellant rocket engine. Turborocket engines could be used in aerospace planes and in the first stages of launch vehicles.

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