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Manufacturer Name: RD-0243. Designer: Kosberg. Developed in: 1977-85. Application: R-29RM / RSM-54 (SS-N-23) stage 1. Propellants: N2O4/UDMH Thrust(vac): 84,200 kgf. Thrust(vac): 825.80 kN. Isp: 300 sec. Burn time: 79 sec. Mass Engine: 853 kg. Diameter: 2.3 m. Length: 1.9 m. Chambers: 1 + 4. Country: Russia. Status: Out of Production. References: 96 , 309 , 312 . Comments: Comprises of single-chamber main engine RD-0244 plus four-chamber steering engines RD-0245 driven by turbine exhaust gas. Engine submerged in propellant tank.
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