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High-Rate Discharge Battery and Electric Motor for Space Use

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) received a technical inquiry requesting information on available electric motor and high-rate discharge battery technologies for space applications.  The inquirer provided a set of requirements for the…

Nitromethane Use in Rocket Propulsion

DSIAC was asked for information on the use of nitromethane for freezing-point depression in rocket propulsion applications, specifically in Army applications for gun-launched rockets. Of interest were impacts to performance and handling safety issues. DSIAC…


Hypersonics: DoD Wants “Hundreds of Weapons” ASAP

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has created a “war room” to ramp up production of hypersonic weapons from a handful of prototypes over the last decade to “hundreds of weapons” in the near future, a senior official said Wednesday. Those…