Accession Number : AD0779700

Title :   Individual Motor Report. M55A1 Minuteman Operational Quality Assurance Rocket Motor QA-1304, 0013944,

Corporate Author : THIOKOL CORP BRIGHAM CITY UTAH WASATCH DIV

Personal Author(s) : Shoun,C. W.

Report Date : 27 FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 104

Abstract : The report describes a quality assurance test of a Stage I Minuteman Motor QA-1304. It presents a detailed motor performance analysis. Test objectives were; demonstrate that the Stage I Motor shall meet the performance requirements defined in Model Specification S-133-1001-0-3; demonstrate that the Stage I Motor meets the reliability requirements of document, TRW-6121-8429-TC-000; demonstrate the average values of ballistic performance and reproducibility; demonstrate the performance of the TVC nozzle system; and, demonstrate the performance of the liner with the new MAPO and ERL-510. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Surface to surface missiles, *Solid propellant rocket engines, *Quality assurance, Captive tests, Interior ballistics, Rocket nozzles, Thrust vector control systems, High reliability

Subject Categories : Surface-launched Guided Missiles
      Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE