jaladipc wrote:Isnt there a propellant which is neither solid not liquid and works entirely like a liquid propellant to stop firing the engine at any point of time and works like a solid propellant in terms of life can be stored for a min of 5-8 years once the missile is filled up.
It actuallly looks like a hand sanitizer kinda solution and to enhance the performance, they are using a small pressurizer kinda place at the top point of the container to keep the paste going down into the combustion chamber and is relatively controlled by a small micro processor.I witnessed this in a lab in university of waterloo when a jingo of mine introduced to his prof and who detailed me rest.
Even if a education institution is working on it means, definetly DRDO might be working on it or already mastered the propulsion tech.
That gel type propellent is the newest thing. If you read Arun's words carefully, you may get the right answer.