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Designer: Glushko. Developed in: 1946. Application: Keldysh Bomber. Used on stages: Keldysh Sled, Keldysh Bomber. Used on launch vehicles: Keldysh Bomber. Propellants: Lox/Kerosene Thrust(vac): 100,000 kgf. Isp: 285 sec. Isp (sea level): 252 sec. Burn time: 200 sec. Mass Engine: 2,500 kg. Diameter: 1.1 m. Chambers: 1. Chamber Pressure: 40.00 bar. Area Ratio: 6.58. Thrust to Weight Ratio: 40.00. Country: USSR. Status: Study 1946. Comments: Nominal design engine for 1946 Keldysh bomber design. The Soviet Union would not produce an engine with these propellants and thrust levels until nearly 20 years later.
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