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ATK And AF Successfully Test New Large Class Stage I Rocket Motor

July 2, 2013

Engine Represents Air Force's Technology Demonstration Investment Towards Potential Family Of Motors Capability A newly developed Large Class (92-inch diameter) Stage I solid rocket motor was successfully tested May 23 by ATK and the United States Air Force at ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah. The high-performance motor was developed by ATK for the Large Class Stage I program and uses emerging technologies from other Air Force developmental programs, including the Propulsion Application Program and Integrated High Payoff Rocket Propulsion Technology.

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