In Voronezh Chemical Automatics Design Bureau (KBKhA) has successfully completed the annual program of testing a new oxygen-hydrogen engine RD-0146. About this correspondent. ITAR-TASS news agency reported today at the company.
During the operating time of the last test of the new engine was about 300 seconds. A similar duration of the engine to enable it once did not exist, the source said. Past performance test confirmed the new layout on the operating conditions, ratings for engines with a similar thrust.
The rocket engine RD-0146 is designed for use in oxygen-hydrogen upper stage of a heavy class family perspective rockets "Angara" development Khrunichev. MV Hrunichev and upper levels looking for rockets. A distinctive feature of the engine is its implementation on a highly reliable bezgazogeneratornoy scheme that best meets the requirements of the prospective upper stage engines and boosters of modern carrier rockets.
Voronezh KBKhA is one of the world leaders in the development and manufacture of liquid rocket engines for the carriers of the defense, scientific and economic purposes. Over the years, there have been created engines for missiles "Vostok", "Voskhod", "Lightning", "Energy", "union", "Proton".
Corr. Itar-Tass Hotz