Accession Number : AD0842581

Title :   Slug Unit Evaluation.

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Clarke, Ronald C.

Report Date : 30 NOV 1960

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : Part of the requirements for the 'E' series missile was that subcooled liquid oxygen be supplied to the missile prior to engine start. The slug unit was designed to provide this subcooled liquid oxygen. The report covers an investigation of the capabilities of this slug unit. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CRYOGENIC PROPELLANTS, SUPERCOOLING), (*SUPERCOOLING, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT), LIQUEFIED GASES, SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, DETECTORS, PNEUMATIC VALVES, TANK VENTS, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, CONTROL SYSTEMS, OPERATION, OXYGEN, NITROGEN, OPTIMIZATION, LIQUID ROCKET OXIDIZERS.

Subject Categories : Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
      Surface-launched Guided Missiles
      Liquid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE