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53T6-1


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 12,000 kg.

Status: Active.
Gross mass: 12,000 kg (26,000 lb).
Height: 10.00 m (32.00 ft).
Diameter: 1.00 m (3.20 ft).
Number: 5 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • 53T6 Russian anti-ballistic missile. Endo-atmospheric interceptor component of A-135 ABM system. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Novator Russian manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Novator NPO, Russia. 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...

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