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Manufacturer Name: RD-223. Designer: Glushko. Developed in: 1960-61. Application: missile stage 2 (stage 1 used RD-222). Propellants: Nitric acid/UDMH Thrust(vac): 173,046 kgf. Thrust(vac): 1,697.00 kN. Isp: 314 sec. Mass Engine: 1,240 kg. Diameter: 2.6 m. Length: 5.0 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 147.00 bar. Area Ratio: 86.20. Oxidizer to Fuel Ratio: 2.92. Country: Russia. Status: Developed 1960-61. References: 320 . Comments: Precursor to RD-253.
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