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Gross Mass: 10,474 kg.
Empty Mass: 6,869 kg. Thrust (vac): 7,254 kgf. Isp: 2,770 sec. Burn time: 3,600 sec. Propellants: Air/Kerosene Isp(sl): 2,500 sec. Diameter: 4.0 m. Span: 8.2 m. Length: 13.9 m. Country: USA. No Engines: 1. J57-8 Status: Hardware. Other designations: F4D-1. Comments: Navy fighter used to launch Caleb air-launched rocket. Launch conditions 3,000 lbs at 40,000 feet at 480 mph at 56 degree angle.
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