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Current projects of the Future Launchers Preparatory Programme (FLPP) include the Extruded metallic inter stage structure.
Extrusion of aluminium panels is a well known industry process. Its application to interstage structural parts comes with the advantage of lower cost and mass, reduced part count and, in combination with friction stir welding technology, the benefits of an automated assembly.