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liquid-propellant rocket engine [1 record]

Record 1 2012-07-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Missiles and Rockets
  • Spacecraft
  • Launchers (Astronautics)
OBS

rocket engine: A propulsive device in which liquid propellants are burnt in a combustion chamber to provide a reaction force to propel the vehicle.

Key term(s)
  • liquid propellant rocket engine

French

Domaine(s)
  • Missiles et roquettes
  • Engins spatiaux
  • Lanceurs (Astronautique)
DEF

Propulseur fonctionnant au moyen d'ergols liquides ou en bouillie.

CONT

Les caractéristiques principales du missile (XMGM-52C Lance) sont un système de guidage inertiel et un système de propulsion à propergols liquides, qui ont, l'un et l'autre, été spécifiquement développés pour le doter d'une précision et d'une fiabilité comparables à celles de l'artillerie de campagne classique.

Spanish

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