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Manufacturer Name: RD-167. Designer: Glushko. Application: upper stage. Propellants: Lox/LCH4 Thrust(vac): 36,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 353.00 kN. Isp: 379 sec. Mass Engine: 570 kg. Diameter: 2.4 m. Length: 1.6 m. Chambers: 4. Chamber Pressure: 167.00 bar. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 3.40. Country: Russia. Status: Design concept 1990's. References: 325 . Comments: Proposed upper stage engine, obviously a methane variant of RD-134. Gimbaling +/- 3 degree in two planes. Status 1996 was project, development estimated for four years. Four chamber s with one common turbopump. Nozzle expansion ratio is 170/0.05=3400.
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