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ISRO successfully tests high thrust version of Vikas Engine at its Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tamil Nadu’s Mahendragiri
Vikas (acronym for VIKram Ambalal Sarabhai) Engine is the workhorse liquid rocket engine powering the second stage of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), second stage and the four strap on stages of Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) and the twin engine core liquid stage (L110) of GSLV Mk-III.
Topics: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle • Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III • Indian Space Research Organisation • Kerala Hitech Industries Limited • Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle • Rocket engines • Rocketry • Satish Dhawan Space Centre • Science and technology in India • Tamil Nadu • Vikas
China successfully tested its new 120-tonne-thrust Liquid OXygen (LOX) and kerosene engine for its new generation carrier rocket– the Long March-5. The engine: · High-performance · High-pressure staged combustion cycle engine · Non-toxic · Pollution-free · Highly reliable Powerful than the 75-tonne-thrust engine used in the launch of Shenzhou spacecraft, the institute said. China comes ..
Russia’s radar station in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad will monitor missile launches from the North Atlantic, as well as the future European missile defence system. Thus Russia will be able to control the entire European continent and the Atlantic, including the European missile defence system. Russia’s air defence system will have the capability to ..
Topics: Current Affairs – November, 2015 • Firearms • Missile • Missile defense • Missile Defense Agency • Missile defense systems by country • Missiles • Nuclear warfare • Rocketry • Space warfare • United States national missile defense • Weapons