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RSA-3-2
South African solid rocket engine. In production. Built in both Israel and South Africa for RSA-3 and Shavit. Source: Missile exhibit and placards, AF Museum, South Africa. First flight 1988. Solid propellant rocket stage. Source: Missile exhibit and placards, AF Museum, South Africa. Empty mass includes 583 kg for payload shroud, guidance, orientation and spin-up platform that positions stage 3 and payload for final orbital insertion burn.

Status: In production. Number: 9 . Thrust: 519.00 kN (116,675 lbf). Specific impulse: 284 s. Specific impulse sea level: 220 s. Burn time: 48 s. Height: 4.90 m (16.00 ft). Diameter: 1.30 m (4.20 ft).



Country: South Africa. Launch Vehicles: Shaviyt, RSA-3, Shaviyt 1. Propellants: Solid. Stages: RSA-3-2.

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