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DangerZone

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A Navy guy called Matt Walker built a ramjet missile with hobby rocket engines paid by credit card.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/research/a25747/navy-ramjet-model-rocket-credit-card/

We should really give credit to this guy for his good homebuilding spirit, and wishes to advance in the ramjet field. It was kind of annoying seeing Russians and Indians progress with the Brahmos 2 while others seem uninterested. This is proof that clever thinking and small teams can do a lot and succeed at getting things done. Hopefully they will advance in the right direction and skip obstacles others have stumbled across in the past.

http://navalaviationnews.navylive.dodlive.mil/2017/03/14/ramjet-new-threats-call-for-old-tech/
 

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I knew when I saw the headline that it was going to be China Lake. Their persistent resourcefulness in an enduring legacy of William B. Maclean's engineering and administrative prowess. Go NOTS-niks!
 

bmcj

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I knew when I saw the headline that it was going to be China Lake. Their persistent resourcefulness in an enduring legacy of William B. Maclean's engineering and administrative prowess. Go NOTS-niks!
My uncle (who passed earlier this year) worked his whole career as a civilian weapons tech engineer at China Lake.
 
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