Powder and Propellants

Powder and Propellants

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The story of the U.S. Navy's premier facility for research, development, testing, and evaluation of chemical compounds used in gun and rocket propellants, notably the manufacturing and testing of Jet Assist Takeoff, Zuni, Talos, and Polaris rockets and missiles.Energetic Materials at Indian Head, Maryland, 1890-2001 Rodney P. Carlisle ... crew escape systems with their ejection seats but worked in aquot;stores separation, aquot; that is, freeing bomb racks, fuel tanks, and missile launchers from aircraft. ... some exploratory research and development, contractor surveillance, and maintenance and service on older units. ... Frankford Arsenal in Philadelphia, which had previously worked in this area, shipped its CAD material and records to Indian Head.

Title:Powder and Propellants
Author:Rodney P. Carlisle
Publisher:University of North Texas Press - 2002


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