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Russia completes testing of new rocket engine

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 01:25 PM

Tests of New Engine for Soyuz 2.1V Rocket Over

RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, April 5 (RIA Novosti) - The NPO Energomash company has completed trials of a new engine for proposed Russian lightweight carrier rocket Soyuz 2.1 and is currently preparing it for serial production, the company’s CEO said.

“We have completed tests of the new RD-193 engine, designed for Soyuz 2.1 lightweight [rockets]. We are now preparing documents of how to integrate it with the rocket,” Energomash CEO Vladimir Solntsev said.

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