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Ministry of Defence, Propellants, Explosives and Rocket Motor Establishment

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  • Propellants, Explosives and Rocket Motor Establishment (Also known as)
Date: 1977-1984
History: Previously known as the Explosives Research and Development Establishment. Based at Waltham Abbey, Essex, and Westcott, Bucks. Responsibilities including the design, development and testing of rocket motor and allied devices, propellant research, and research on explosives and initiating compositions for warheads. In 1984, the establishment was amalgamated into the Royal Armament Research and Development Establishment.
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central)
References: IC; PROCAT; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C285995
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1808-1994: Ministry of Defence and predecessors: Royal Armament Research and Development Establishment and predecessors: Technical Reports and Memoranda
The National Archives, Kew
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