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Manufacturer Name: NK-15F. Designer: Kuznetsov. Application: N-1 variant stage 1 (block A). Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 222,300 kgf. Thrust(vac): 2,180.00 kN. Isp: 350 sec. Isp (sea level): 290 sec. Chambers: 1. Country: Russia. Status: Development 1966-1972. References: 275 . Comments: Improved version of NK-15. 24 NK-15F to be used on the Block A (Stage 1) of a studied variant of N-1. That engine had only a very short nozzle, the 24 engines around the periphery were to expand along a common central plug.
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