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Gross Mass: 13,990 kg. Empty Mass: 1,240 kg. Thrust (vac): 79,000 kgf. Isp: 268 sec. Burn time: 55 sec. Propellants: Solid Isp(sl): 250 sec. Diameter: 1.4 m. Span: 1.5 m. Length: 7.5 m. Country: Israel. No Engines: 1. LK-1 Status: Hardware. Used as: Shavit-1; NEXT-1; RSA-3 - 1. Comments: Lengthened version of Shavit/RSA-3 rocket motor. For lower stage use with 17.1:1 nozzle. Fitted with 23.6:1 nozzle for upper stage use specific impulse increases to 279 seconds, length to 8.4 m, and empty and gross mass are increased by 135 kg.
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