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Peacekeeper-3


Solid rocket stage. 329.00 kN (73,962 lbf) thrust. Mass 8,200 kg (18,078 lb).

AKA: SR120.
Status: Retired 2005.
Gross mass: 8,200 kg (18,000 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 1,400 kg (3,000 lb).
Height: 2.30 m (7.50 ft).
Diameter: 2.35 m (7.70 ft).
Thrust: 329.00 kN (73,962 lbf).
Burn time: 62 s.

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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...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Hercules American manufacturer of rocket engines and rockets. Hercules, Wilmington, Delaware, 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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