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SICBM


Thiokol solid rocket engine. 979 kN.

Gross mass: 11,600 kg (25,500 lb).
Height: 7.50 m (24.60 ft).
Diameter: 1.17 m (3.83 ft).
Thrust: 979.00 kN (220,087 lbf).
Burn time: 40 s.

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Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Thiokol American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Thiokol Corporation, Ogden, UT, USA. More...

Associated Propellants
  • Solid Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. Solid propellants have the fuel and oxidiser embedded in a rubbery matrix. They were developed to a high degree of perfection in the United States in the 1950's and 1960's. In Russia, development was slower, due to a lack of technical leadership in the area and rail handling problems. More...

Associated Stages
  • SICBM-1 Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 11,600 kg. Thrust 979.00 kN. More...

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