Tomahawk engine/air-frame compatibility tests at the Naval Air Propulsion Center (NAPC), Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC), and in captive carry flight tests are discussed. A chronological history of these tests examines the test objectives, test configurations, and results. An emphasis on the two most recent ground tests at NAPC and AEDC is given with the tests compared in terms of repeatability of results. In the process, the major parameters effecting engine surge in the Tomahawk Cruise Missile are identified and quantified.

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