WARR Frigate Rocket Engine Test

Video Caption: In the afternoon hours of 2016-05-07, the WARR Rocketry team tested its “Frigate” rocket engine for the fifth time. A cylindrical grain was used, to operate the engine for the full duration of 10 s. The test verified the latest nozzle layout for the upcoming tests with increased thrust, using a star shaped grain. All performance parameters were nominal, rendering the test a complete success.

Subscale Engine “Frigate”:
Propellant: HTPB + LOX
Thrust: 530 N

The Frigate engine built by the students will power the teams WARR EX3 rocket with the aim of reaching 15km in altitude.

WARR EX 3 Rocket (Credit: WARR)

The team is also part of the STERN rocket program for students, which see’s teams building and launching their experimental rockets from Esrange in Sweden.




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