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ERAP tests include solid fuel ramjet

1st December 2020 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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XM1155 ERAP forms part of US Army effort to improve long-range precision fires

Northrop Grumman has conducted multiple successful tests of its Solid Fuel Ramjet (SFRJ) tactical engine under Phase I of the XM1155 Extended-Range Artillery Projectile (ERAP) programme.

The tests validated gun-launched survivability and performance predictions, while the ramjet also demonstrated its potential of extending projectile range to more than 100km. This ...

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