rocket tube

rocket tube

[′räk·ət ‚tüb]
(aerospace engineering)
A launching tube for rockets.
A tube or nozzle through which rocket gases are ejected.
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He said that the department has also recovered four suicide jackets, four detonators, four suicide jackets remote control sets, three rocket launchers, 12 rocket tube, one rocket of 107 mm, four hand grenades, 108 magazines, 3550 bullets and 1260 Kalashnikov.
Despite prior clearance from senior security officers, the guards at three different times interrupted class to take away the (empty) rocket tube for further inspection.
As always, make sure you use a clean bore brush when cleaning the rocket tubes.
Penny Norman, who developed ScienceWiz's ''Bottle Rocket Party,'' said she's surprised the company's kit, which includes rocket tubes, stoppers and yellow ''caution tape'' but not other necessary or recommended items, such as a bicycle pump or safety goggles, made the list.
They were converted transport craft and they stuck rocket tubes on the top.
The helicopters use infrared sights to seek out the heat left by the rocket tubes.
AS a frequent visitor to Coundon Hall Park in Waste Lane, I have been appalled in recent weeks at the amount of firework debris that has been left next to the car park - rocket tubes and boxes containing multiple explosive-type rockets.
They were among mortars and rocket tubes found in Athy, Co Kildare, on Sunday.
The officers also found 24 rocket tubes, dozens of knuckledusters, six penshaped metal key rings with spikes attached, two police issue batons and a mask, the jury heard.
Sand can plug the rocket tubes and cause the rockets to jam.
The 12inch diameter rocket tubes can be transported in kit form.