Accession Number : ADD002266
Title : Method and Apparatus for Reducing Smoke at Launch of High Performance Rockets.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Barsell,Birger E ; Worcester,Francis J
Report Date : 14 Aug 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 13
Abstract : The patent application relates to a method whereby the exhaust signature of high performance rockets is reduced by including in a solid propellant rocket motor a substantially smokeless, double-base propellant and a smoky, high-energy, composite propellant, both simultaneously ignited during missile launch.
Descriptors : *Solid propellant rocket engines, *Smokeless propellants, *Rocket exhaust, Double base rocket propellants, Composite propellants, Smoke, Exhaust plumes, Signatures, Patents
Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition
Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
Solid Rocket Propellants
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE