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Manufacturer Name: RD-56M LNG. Other Designations: KVD-1M LNG. Designer: Isayev. Developed in: 1996-. Application: Vozdushnyy Start stage 2. Propellants: Lox/LNG Thrust(vac): 7,495 kgf. Thrust(vac): 73.50 kN. Chambers: 1. Country: Russia. Status: Developed 1996-. References: 327 . Comments: Variant of RD-56M using liquid natural gas in place of hydrogen. First engine tests performed in 1998.
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