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Melnikov


Russian manufacturer of rocket engines. Melnikov Design Bureau, Russia.

AKA: Melnikov; KB KhimMash; KB Melnikov.

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  • 11D430 Melnikov N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 29.430 kN. Yantar-2K orbital propulsion. In Production. Orbital propulsion system of the Yantar-2K military satellite, including one 11D430, four 11D431, four 11D446, and eight 11D428. Up to 50 ignitions. Isp=307s. Chamber Pressure: 9.00 bar. More...
  • 11D431 Melnikov N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 6 N. Yantar-2K orbital propulsion. In Production. Orbital propulsion system of the Yantar-2K military satellite, including one 11D430, four 11D431, four 11D446, and eight 11D428. Up to 150,000 ignitions. More...
  • 11D445 Melnikov N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 0.065 kN. Yantar-2K descent propulsion. In Production. Propulsion system of the Yantar-2K military satellite descent capsule. Up to 10,000 ignitions. Thrust from 0,065 - 0,012 kN. More...
  • 11D446 Melnikov N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 0.052 kN. Yantar-2K orbital propulsion. In Production. Orbital propulsion system of the Yantar-2K military satellite, including one 11D430, four 11D431, four 11D446, and eight 11D428. Up to 40,000 ignitions. More...
  • 11D428 Melnikov N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 0.110 kN. Yantar-2K orbital propulsion. In Production. Orbital propulsion system of the Yantar-2K military satellite, including one 11D430, four 11D431, four 11D446, and eight 11D428. Up to 40,000 ignitions. More...
  • 17D61 Melnikov N2O4/UDMH rocket engine. 2.943 kN. Ikar stage 4 for Soyuz-Ikar. Design 1999. Isp=325s. Derived from propulsion module of Yantar spysat, with over 30 flights to 1998. Increased versatility compared to Block L due to capability for 50 restarts. More...

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