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Manufacturer Name: RD-182. Other Designations: RD-120M. Designer: Glushko. Developed in: 1994-. Application: Riksha (-1, -2) stage 1. Propellants: Lox/LCH4 Thrust(vac): 92,000 kgf. Thrust(vac): 902.00 kN. Isp: 353 sec. Isp (sea level): 316 sec. Mass Engine: 1,500 kg. Diameter: 1.5 m. Length: 2.8 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 172.00 bar. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 3.40. Country: Russia. Status: Developed 1994-. References: 325 . Comments: Methane variant of RD-120K engine. Thrust range and Isp range due to throat diam. and chamber pressure. Gimbaling +/- 6 degree in two planes. Status 1996 was RD-120K, development estimated for three years. Chamber pressure 163 - 172.
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