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Ajax engine
Part of Ajax Family
Bell liquid rocket engine for the Nike Ajax sustainer stage. Red fuming nitric acid was the oxidizer; in the test missiles, the fuel was aniline-furfuryl alcohol as fuel, changing to JP-4 kerosene in the production missiles. Nike Ajax second stage.

AKA: Ajax;Nike Ajax-2. Status: Retired 1963. Thrust: 11.60 kN (2,608 lbf). Gross mass: 200 kg (440 lb). Unfuelled mass: 372 kg (820 lb). Burn time: 71 s. Height: 4.50 m (14.70 ft). Diameter: 0.30 m (0.98 ft).



Country: USA. Engines: Ajax engine. Launch Vehicles: Nike Ajax. Propellants: Solid. Agency: Bell.

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