Two and a half stage, expendable launch vehicle designed to provide medium sized payload launch services to inclined, polar and sun-synchronous low and medium Earth orbits.
200 km (108 nmi), 34 deg 2000 kg (4410 lbm)
200 km (108 nmi), 90 deg 1300 kg (2866 lbm)
Space Station Orbit: 407 km (220 nmi), 51.6 deg 1620 kg (3572 lbm)
Sun-synchronous Orbit: 800 km (432 nmi), 98.6 deg 878 kg (1936 lbm)
First stage incorporates extended CHEETAH-1 main stage (lengthened fuel tanks) augmented via (2,3,4,6) strap-on boosters, two or four (orbit dependent). Both engines are hydraulically steerable to provide thrust vector control.
Modified as per CHEETAH-1 CLSV.
Usable Diameter 2.6 m
Usable Cylindrical Length 3.4 m
Usable Conical Length 1.8 m
Maximum Axial Acceleration 5.0 g
Maximum Lateral Acceleration 2.0 g