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Manufacturer Name: XCALR-2000A-1. Designer: Aerojet. Developed in: January 1943. Application: XP-79 Northrop Flying Wing. Propellants: Nitric acid/Aniline Country: USA.

Development begun January 1943. Developed under 'Project X' for the Northrop XP-79 Flying Wing rocket fighter. Two different engines were developed. This had two stationary chambers of 330 kgf (Aerotojet) and 2 of 135-25 kgf rotating. Canted rotating units drove the propellant pumps


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