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Title: THE PLUTO PROGRAM

Abstract

The Pluto Program is reviewed. Work directed toward the design of a reactor for sea-level flight of supersonic ramjet missiles is discussed. Choice of materials and reactor neutronics is considcred. Design problems are outlined. The reactor concepts were developed into the Tory II-A reactor and the Tory II-C reactor. These reactors are described, and test results discussed. (M.C.G.)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
California. Univ., Livermore. Lawrence Radiation Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
4775953
Report Number(s):
UCRL-6923
NSA Number:
NSA-16-034128
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-62
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
SPACE APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY; JETS; LEVELS; PLANNING; PLUTO; RAMJET; REACTIVITY; REACTORS; ROCKETS; SEA; TORY-IIA; TORY-IIC

Citation Formats

Reynolds, H.L.. THE PLUTO PROGRAM. United States: N. p., 1962. Web.
Reynolds, H.L.. THE PLUTO PROGRAM. United States.
Reynolds, H.L.. Thu . "THE PLUTO PROGRAM". United States. doi:.
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year = {Thu May 17 00:00:00 EDT 1962},
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