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astronautix.com 16 in gun


Used on stages: Martlet 4- Gun. Used on launch vehicles: Martlet 4. Propellants: Guncotton Thrust(vac): 150,000,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 1,470,981.00 kN. Isp: 43 sec. Isp (sea level): 43 sec. Burn time: 1 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: Canada. Status: Study 1962. Comments: The proposed Martlet gun-launched small satellite launcher used a converted 16 inch naval gun to propell the rocket sabot.
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