Rocket Motor Storage Facility

Rocket Motor Storage Facility

Key Features:

  • 89 ft Interior Length
  • Designed to 7 Bar Specifications
  • Approved for Storage of up to 225,000 lbs of HC 1.1 Ordnance in each Earth Covered Magazine (ECM)
  • Environmentally Conditioned
  • Communications Backbone to Support Remote Health and Status Monitoring
  • Provides Long Term Storage Capability for Rocket Motors
  • Facilitates Responsive Launch and Multiple Customers

The Rocket Motor Storage Facility (RMSF) includes two environmentally controlled storage magazines with approved plans for three additional magazines. Each magazine is earth covered with a 10 ft x 10 ft sliding door. Each Earth Covered Magazine (ECM) is equipped with the required Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems to maintain the motors at the customer’s required temperature and relative humidity. Each ECM has a rail system that is designed to interface with motor transportation rings as well as launch vehicle transporter-erectors for fully assembled rockets.