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Manufacturer Name: RD-0242. Designer: Kosberg. Developed in: 1977-83. Application: sea-based missile booster stage (Burlak ?). Propellants: N2O4/UDMH Thrust(vac): 12,604 kgf. Thrust(vac): 123.60 kN. Isp: 303 sec. Burn time: 60 sec. Mass Engine: 120 kg. Diameter: 0.3 m. Length: 0.9 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 196.20 bar. Country: Russia. Status: Developed 1977-83. References: 95 , 312 , 342 . Comments: First concept planned N2O4/kerosene as propellant, but changed to N2O4/UDMH. 50 engines ready for sale. Single ignition, 297 development tests, max. duration 420 s.
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