Successful fire testing of a new engine for the Union 5 missile

Successful fire testing of a new engine for the Union 5 missile

Roskosmos State Corporation reports that a successful fire test of the new Oxygen-Cerosene Missile Engine RD-0124MS was conducted at the Chemical Engineering Bureau.

It is designed for the second stage of the advanced Soyuz-5 space launch vehicle. The engine consists of two blocks on a common frame. Each of the blocks consists of two cells. The fuel components are liquid oxygen + naphthyl.

The engine in the void of 60 tons allows the cameras to be rocked in two planes, and it is also possible to operate when one of the blocks is switched off.

The machine was reported to have been tested for the first time in four combustion chamber units as part of the fine-tuning tests, and the engine was started as well as stopped and the program ' s time was running in nominal mode.

"," reported to BACA.