captive test

captive test

[′kap·tiv ′test]
(engineering)
A hold-down test of a propulsion subsystem, rocket engine, or motor.
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The contract modification even cover : 13 special air training missiles for the Army and The Netherlands; 274 all up round containers for the Navy, Air Force, Army, Japan, Norway, Turkey, The Netherlands, Australia and Taiwan; 15 captive test missiles for the Navy, Air Force and Army; 1 Lot of classified assets for Australia; 22 spare advanced optical target detectors for the Navy, Air Force, Norway and South Korea; 30 spare guidance units for the Navy, Air Force, Norway and S.
Its focus is creating cost effective technical solutions for both outsourced and captive test software and hardware needs within the semiconductor marketplace.
This effort includes 14 special air training missiles; five all up round containers; two captive test missiles; two guidance unit containers, and three sub assemblies.