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Gross Mass: 900,000 kg. Propellants: Air/Kerosene Country: Ukraine. No Engines: 8. D-18T Status: Design. Comments: NPO Molniya-1000 cargo aircraft, catamaran layout, twin-fuselage triplane. Release conditions: Suspended load, 450,000 kg, 900 kph at 9,500 m altitude. Effective velocity gain compared to vertical launch 270 m/s.
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