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SICBM-3


Solid propellant rocket stage. Loaded mass 2,000 kg. Thrust 88.00 kN.

Status: Retired 1991.
Gross mass: 2,000 kg (4,400 lb).
Height: 2.00 m (6.50 ft).
Diameter: 1.17 m (3.83 ft).
Thrust: 88.00 kN (19,783 lbf).

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
  • SICBM American mobile small intercontinental ballistic missile. Developed 1986-1991, but cancelled as unnecessary at the end of the Cold War. 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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