Boeing, Nammo successfully test ramjet

By Evan Ochsner / August 16, 2022 at 12:38 PM
Boeing and Norway-based Nammo have successfully test-fired a long-range precision projectile that achieved thrust via a next-generation technology that harnesses forward velocity, the companies announced last week. During a June 28 test in Norway, the companies fired a 155-millimeter projectile out of a cannon and the ramjet engine ignited. The test “demonstrated flight stability with a well-controlled engine combustion process,” the companies announced. The test further demonstrated the viability of the Army’s long-range precision fires modernization priority, the companies said...

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