blast deflector

blast deflector

[′blast di′flek·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device used to divert the exhaust of a rocket fired from a vertical position.
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blast deflector

blast deflector
Sheets of metals or concrete structures meant to deflect upward jet efflux behind a parked jet aircraft on which static engine tests are conducted. A number of blast deflectors when joined together form what is called a blast fence.
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