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Peacekeeper-1


Solid rocket stage. 1711.00 kN (384,648 lbf) thrust. Mass 53,400 kg (117,727 lb).

AKA: SR118.
Status: Retired 2005.
Gross mass: 53,400 kg (117,700 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 4,400 kg (9,700 lb).
Height: 9.10 m (29.80 ft).
Diameter: 2.35 m (7.70 ft).
Thrust: 1,711.00 kN (384,648 lbf).
Burn time: 79 s.
Number: 4 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • Peacekeeper American intercontinental ballistic missile. 10 nuclear MIRV warheads. In service 1986-2004. More...
  • ARPA Taurus American all-solid orbital launch vehicle. Four stage version consisting of 1 x TU-904 + 1 x Orion 50 + 1 x Orion 50 + 1 x Orion 38 More...

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...

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