Accession Number : ADD013300

Title :   Propulsion/Control Modular Booster.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 8 Sep 80, patented 21 Dec 82,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ripley-Lotee, Michael J ; Dillinger, Robert B ; Clark, Keith E

Report Date : 21 Dec 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A modular, apogee-control package is disclosed which can be added to existing missiles, and which will limit the apogee of the missile trajectory by implementation of thrust vector control (TVC). The package comprises, a boost guidance unit, a solid rocket propellant motor, and jet vane TVC.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *APOGEE, *BOOSTER ROCKET ENGINES, *THRUST VECTOR CONTROL SYSTEMS, BOOST PHASE, CONTROL, GUIDANCE, GUIDED MISSILE TRAJECTORIES, JET VANES, MODULAR CONSTRUCTION, PROPULSION SYSTEMS, SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS

Subject Categories : Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
      Guided Missile Traj, Accuracy and Ballistics
      Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE