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Ute Tomahawk-1


Solid rocket stage. 85.00 kN (19,109 lbf) thrust. Mass 200 kg (441 lb).

Status: Retired 1976.
Gross mass: 200 kg (440 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 62 kg (136 lb).
Height: 1.30 m (4.20 ft).
Diameter: 0.38 m (1.24 ft).
Thrust: 85.00 kN (19,108 lbf).
Burn time: 4.60 s.
Number: 38 .

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Associated Countries
Associated Engines
Associated Launch Vehicles
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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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