CHINA LAKE WEAPONS DIGEST

Movable-nozzle thrust-vector-control (TVC) propulsion system test at the Skytop facility of the China Lake Propulsion Laboratories; China Lake has pursued TVC technologies since the late '50s, including jet-vane, jet-tab, fluid-injection, secondary-injection, and movable-nozzle devices for missile control, ejection systems, and vertical-launch systems.