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Atar 9K


SNECMA turbojet engine. 48 kN. Out of Production. Isp=2020s.

Thrust (sl): 43.600 kN (9,802 lbf). Thrust (sl): 4,451 kgf.

Status: Out of Production.
Thrust: 48.00 kN (10,790 lbf).
Specific impulse: 2,020 s.
Specific impulse sea level: 1,836 s.
Burn time: 15,000 s.

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  • SNECMA French manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. SNECMA, France. More...

Associated Propellants
  • Air/Kerosene Ambient air (78 % nitrogen, 21% oxygen, etc.) is scooped up by air intakes and used in turbojet, turbofan, ramjet, scramjet, or other airbreathing engines. It is used to burn aviation-grade kerosene, commercial grade JP-4 or JP-5, their military equivalents, or special high-temperature blends such as those used in the SR-71. More...

Associated Stages
  • Mirage 4A Mach 2 rocket launch aircraft. Loaded/empty mass 26,213/14,494 kg. Thrust 96.05 kN. Specific impulse 2020 seconds. Dassault Bomber-delta wing. Maximum release conditions: Belly mounted, 7,256 kg at 2,345 kph at 20,000 m altitude More...

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