4 edition of Flight demonstration of laser diode initiated ordnance found in the catalog.
Flight demonstration of laser diode initiated ordnance
by AIAA, [National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||C. Boucher, N. Schulze.|
|Series||NASA-TM -- 111092., NASA technical memorandum -- 111092.|
|Contributions||Schulze, Norman R., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.|
|The Physical Object|
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