test firing

test firing

[′test ‚fīr·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
The firing of a rocket engine, either live or static, with the purpose of making controlled observations of the engine or of an engine component.
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Amman, Aug1 (Petra) -North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, supervised the test firing of a new multiple rocket launcher, state news agency announced Thursday.
It will be carried by the Royal Navys Type 23 frigates, and has been successfully demonstrated through a trials and test firing campaign that started last year.
Military sources revealed in a statement that test firing of Agni 3 (locally manufactured and capable of carrying nuclear warheads) was held as part of the tradition military exercises.
"The test firing met all the mission objectives and the air launch was captured by side and forward looking high speed cameras.
"The launch was carried out by the Navy as part of Acceptance Test Firing (ATF) of the ship," he said.
20 ( ANI ): India today successfully carried out the maiden test firing of the over 290 km-range submarine-launched version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Bay of Bengal, thereby becoming the first country in the world to have this capability.
The Norwegian ammunition systems and rocket propulsion developer Nammo AS revealed on Tuesday (13 September) that its subsidiary Nammo Raufoss AS had carried out a first static test firing of a full-scale hybrid rocket motor.
Air Force Special Operations School (SOS) reported that a weapon seized in Iraq had malfunctioned during test firing. The weapon, a Dragunov SVD rifle (7.62mm), NSN 1005-PSVD, had been seized from Iraq and forwarded to the SOS for use in familiarization training in the Dynamics of International Terrorism Course.
October 2002 saw the BGT Iris-T test firing campaign go out with a bang when the missile scored a direct hit on a Meteor Mirach 100/5 target drone flying at high subsonic speed.
The source also said North Korea will pursue the test firing because it "has the same right as the United States and other countries to space explorations." The U.S.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un recently watched the test firing of a "newly developed anti-ship rocket", reports said Saturday.
After required modifications were completed, the test firing was conducted in order to validate Dream Chaser s motor test stand.

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