A Contemporary study of research on tactical missile propulsion

Authors:

  • Berglund Magnus
  • Tegner Jon
  • Wingborg Niklas

Publish date: 2005-01-01

Report number: FOI-R--1706--SE

Pages: 81

Written in: English

Abstract

In this study, the ongoing global research pertaining to tactical missile propulsion is surveyed. The aim of the study is to find the current research trends in the areas of relevance. The topics considered include liquid rockets, solid rockets, hybrid rockets, nozzle design, solid rocket case design, propellant development, solid rocket plumes, gas turbines, liquid- and solid-fueled ramjets, combined cycles, scramjets, and pulse detonation engines.

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