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Credit: Boeing / Rocketdyne. 5,858 bytes. 211 x 103 pixels.

Designer: Rocketdyne. Developed in: 1999. Propellants: Lox/LH2 Isp (sea level): 3,500 sec.

Rocket Based Combined-Cycle A5 Development Engine. Pressure-fed or pump-fed. The RBCC engine integrates rocket, air-augmented rocket, ramjet, and sramjet propulsion elements into a single flowpath. Rocket specific impulse 400 seconds; minimum thrust 600 lbs. Thrust and specific impulse values are at sea level.

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