- It has a small, curved pusher plate.
- Fuel is a thick layer of ablative material on the plate vs. an external 'propellant' that is vaporized and impacts the plate.
- Bombs are not ejected through the plate but rather in radial mechanisms. Since these can not be in line of sight of the explosions, the bombs need active guidance.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
More on the Douglas Orion
Scott Lowther provides more details on the Douglas Orion vehicle. A few quick points: