Accession Number : ADD000308

Title :   Controllable Solid Propulsion System Based on Utilization of a Demand Solid Propellant-Gas Generator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Pelham,Joseph E

Report Date : 21 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The patent application relates generally to the field of solid propellant rocket motors and, in particular, to an improved means for controlling the operation of such motors by providing for the selective ignition of the rocket motor-propellant, its extinguishment and thus motor shut-down, and then propellant reignition and the restart of the motor, as desired.

Descriptors :   *Solid propellant rocket engines, *Controllable thrust rocket engines, Patents, Gas generator engines, Thrusters, Rocket igniters, Ignition systems, Solid rocket propellants

Subject Categories : Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE