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Simorgh IRILV (2010)



In 2010 Iran displayed an empty casing of its new space launch vehicle Simorgh IRILV


     

The engine bay is covered by a dummy

    


Old re-painted casing on the exhibition 2016 and 2019 with a very simplified rear end
  

 

On a poster (right) exact dimensions of a  Simorgh rocket  were written down:
Overall length of vehicle: 25974 mm
Length first stage: 17816 mm (first stage with forward adapter)
Length second stage: 8158 mm (second stage with fairing)
First stage diameter: 2.40 m
Second stage diameter: 1.50 m
First stage thrust: 142 tons vac (130 tons s.l.); steering engines included
Second stage thrust: 7.2 tonnes (four combustors of LRE-4, 4D10V)

New: Stators protect the fifth engine LRE-15
   


           

 

   Details of a empty casing of a Simorgh vehicle.
   (engines are not installed; the steering engine stators are absent)
  

 

 



Suddenly  .....



......... a cluster of four Nodong engines




The thrust framework of this engine
(not typical for Simorgh)