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Nuclear artillery

Index Nuclear artillery

Nuclear artillery is a subset of limited-yield tactical nuclear weapons, in particular those weapons that are launched from the ground at battlefield targets. [1]

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil; Arawageeki; Vakêêke; Gołgéeki) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Blue Water (missile)

Blue Water was a British battlefield nuclear missile of the early 1960s, intended to replace the MGM-5 Corporal, which was becoming obsolete.

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Cannon

A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.

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Capacitor

A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores potential energy in an electric field.

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Davy Crockett (nuclear device)

The M-28 or M-29 Davy Crockett Weapon System was the tactical nuclear recoilless gun (smoothbore) for firing the M-388 nuclear projectile that was deployed by the United States during the Cold War.

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Fissile material

In nuclear engineering, fissile material is material capable of sustaining a nuclear fission chain reaction.

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Fort Sill

Fort Sill, Oklahoma is a United States Army post north of Lawton, Oklahoma, about 85 miles southwest of Oklahoma City.

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German Air Force

The German Air Force (German: Luftwaffe, the German-language generic term for air force) is the aerial warfare branch of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of Germany.

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Greece

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Gun-type fission weapon

Gun-type fission weapons are fission-based nuclear weapons whose design assembles their fissile material into a supercritical mass by the use of the "gun" method: shooting one piece of sub-critical material into another.

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Hadès

The Hadès system was a short-range ballistic pre-strategic nuclear weapon system designed by France, as a last warning before use of strategic nuclear weapons, in the perspective of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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M109 howitzer

The M109 is an American 155 mm turreted self-propelled howitzer, first introduced in the early 1960s.

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M110 howitzer

The 8 inch (203 mm) M110 self-propelled howitzer was the largest available self-propelled howitzer in the United States Army's inventory.

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M114 155 mm howitzer

The M114 155 mm howitzer was a towed howitzer developed and used by the United States Army.

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M115 howitzer

The M115 203 mm howitzer, also known as the M115 8 inch howitzer, was a towed howitzer developed and used by the United States Army.

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M198 howitzer

The M198 howitzer is a medium-sized, towed 155mm artillery piece, developed for service with the United States Army and Marine Corps.

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M65 atomic cannon

The M65 atomic cannon, often called "Atomic Annie", was a towed artillery piece built by the United States and capable of firing a nuclear device.

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Mark 7 nuclear bomb

Mark 7 "Thor" (or Mk-7') was the first tactical fission bomb adopted by US armed forces.

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MGM-18 Lacrosse

The MGM-18 Lacrosse was a short-ranged tactical ballistic weapon intended for close support of ground troops.

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MGM-29 Sergeant

The MGM-29 Sergeant was an American short-range, solid fuel, surface-to-surface missile developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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MGM-31 Pershing

The MGM-31A Pershing was the missile used in the Pershing 1 and Pershing 1a field artillery missile systems.

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MGM-5 Corporal

The MGM-5 Corporal missile was a nuclear-armed tactical surface-to-surface missile.

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MGM-52 Lance

The MGM-52 Lance is a mobile field artillery tactical surface-to-surface missile (tactical ballistic missile) system used to provide both nuclear and conventional fire support to the United States Army.

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MGR-1 Honest John

The MGR-1 Honest John rocket was the first nuclear-capable surface-to-surface rocket in the United States arsenal.

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MGR-3 Little John

The MGR-3 Little John was a free flight artillery rocket system designed and put into service by the U.S. Army during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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Neutron bomb

A neutron bomb, officially defined as a type of enhanced radiation weapon (ERW), is a low yield thermonuclear weapon designed to maximize lethal neutron radiation in the immediate vicinity of the blast while minimizing the physical power of the blast itself.

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Nevada Test Site

The Nevada National Security Site (N2S2 or NNSS), previously the Nevada Test Site (NTS), is a United States Department of Energy reservation located in southeastern Nye County, Nevada, about 65 miles (105 km) northwest of the city of Las Vegas.

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Nuclear bunker buster

A nuclear bunker buster, also known as an earth-penetrating weapon (EPW), is the nuclear equivalent of the conventional bunker buster.

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Nuclear fusion

In nuclear physics, nuclear fusion is a reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei come close enough to form one or more different atomic nuclei and subatomic particles (neutrons or protons).

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Nuclear weapon design

Nuclear weapon designs are physical, chemical, and engineering arrangements that cause the physics package of a nuclear weapon to detonate.

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Nuclear weapon yield

The explosive yield of a nuclear weapon is the amount of energy released when that particular nuclear weapon is detonated, usually expressed as a TNT equivalent (the standardized equivalent mass of trinitrotoluene which, if detonated, would produce the same energy discharge), either in kilotons (kt—thousands of tons of TNT), in megatons (Mt—millions of tons of TNT), or sometimes in terajoules (TJ).

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Nuclear weapons testing

Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.

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Operation Upshot–Knothole

Operation Upshot–Knothole was a series of eleven nuclear test shots conducted in 1953 at the Nevada Test Site.

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OTR-21 Tochka

OTR-21 Tochka (оперативно-тактический ракетный комплекс (ОТР) «Точка» ("dot"); Tactical Operational Missile Complex "Tochka") is a Soviet tactical ballistic missile.

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OTR-23 Oka

The OTR-23 Oka (OTP-23 «Ока»; named after Oka River) was a mobile theatre ballistic missile (оперативно-тактический ракетный комплекс) deployed by the Soviet Union near the end of the Cold War to replace the obsolete SS-1C 'Scud B'.

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Pershing II

The Pershing II Weapon System was a solid-fueled two-stage ballistic missile designed and built by Martin Marietta to replace the Pershing 1a Field Artillery Missile System as the United States Army's primary nuclear-capable theater-level weapon.

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Pluton (missile)

The Pluton missile was a French nuclear-armed short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) system launched from a transporter erector launcher (TEL) platform mounted on an AMX 30 tank chassis.

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Rocket artillery

Rocket artillery is a type of artillery equipped with rocket launchers instead of conventional guns or mortars.

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Scud

Scud is the name of a series of tactical ballistic missiles developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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Shell (projectile)

A shell is a payload-carrying projectile that, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot.

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Snezhinsk

Snezhinsk (p) is a closed town in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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State (polity)

A state is a compulsory political organization with a centralized government that maintains a monopoly of the legitimate use of force within a certain geographical territory.

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Tactical ballistic missile

A tactical ballistic missile (TBM) (or battlefield range ballistic missile (BRBM)) is a ballistic missile designed for short-range battlefield use.

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Tactical nuclear weapon

A tactical nuclear weapon (TNW) or non-strategic nuclear weapon is a nuclear weapon, generally smaller in its explosive power, which is designed to be used on a battlefield in military situations, mostly with friendly forces in proximity and perhaps even on contested friendly territory.

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TNT

Trinitrotoluene (TNT), or more specifically 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H2(NO2)3CH3.

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TNT equivalent

TNT equivalent is a convention for expressing energy, typically used to describe the energy released in an explosion.

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TR-1 Temp

The TR-1 Temp is a mobile theatre ballistic missile developed and deployed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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Transformer

A transformer is a static electrical device that transfers electrical energy between two or more circuits through electromagnetic induction.

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Turkey

Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Upshot-Knothole Grable

Upshot–Knothole Grable was a nuclear weapons test conducted by the United States as part of Operation Upshot–Knothole.

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W19 (nuclear artillery shell)

The W19, also called Katie, was an American nuclear artillery shell, derived from the earlier W9 shell.

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W31

The W31 was an American nuclear warhead used for two US missiles and as an atomic demolition munition.

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W33 (nuclear warhead)

The W33 was an American nuclear artillery shell, fired from an eight-inch (203 mm) M110 howitzer and M115 howitzer.

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W45

The W45 was a multipurpose American nuclear warhead developed in the early 1960s, first built in 1962 and fielded in some applications until 1988.

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W48

The W48 was an American nuclear artillery shell, capable of being fired from any standard 155 mm (6.1 inch) howitzer, e.g. the M114, M198 or M109.

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W50 (nuclear warhead)

The W50 was an American thermonuclear warhead used on the MGM-31 Pershing intermediate range nuclear missile.

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W52

The W52 was a thermonuclear warhead developed for the MGM-29 Sergeant short-range ballistic missile used by the United States Army from 1962 to 1977.

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W54

The W54 was one of the smallest nuclear warheads deployed by the United States.

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W70

W70 is the designation for a tactical nuclear warhead developed by the United States in the early 1970s.

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W74

The W74 was an experimental American nuclear artillery shell.

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W79

The W79 was an American nuclear artillery shell, capable of being fired from any standard 8 inch (203 mm) howitzer e.g. the M115 & M110 howitzer.

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W82

The W82 was a low-yield tactical nuclear warhead developed by the United States and designed to be used in a 155 mm artillery shell (sometimes called the XM785 shell).

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W85

The W85 was a thermonuclear warhead developed by the United States of America to arm the Pershing II missile.

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W9 (nuclear warhead)

The W9 was an American nuclear artillery shell fired from a special 11 inch howitzer.

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West Germany

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.

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Yevgeny Zababakhin

Yevgeny Ivanovich Zababakhin Евгений Иванович Забабахин, January 16, 1917, Moscow, USSR – December 27, 1984) was a Soviet physicist, one of the chief designers of nuclear weapons in USSR, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Eng. Lt. Gen. of Soviet Air Force. Lenin and Stalin Prizes (1949, 1951 and 1953, Hero of Socialist Labor (1953).

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152 mm gun 2A36

The 2A36 Giatsint-B is a Soviet/Russian towed 152 mm field gun which entered service in 1975.

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152 mm howitzer 2A65

The 2A65 "Msta-B" is a Soviet towed 152.4 mm howitzer.

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152 mm towed gun-howitzer M1955 (D-20)

The 152 mm gun-howitzer M1955, also known as the D-20, (152-мм пушка-гаубица Д-20 обр.) is a manually loaded, towed 152 mm artillery piece, manufactured in the Soviet Union during the 1950s.

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180 mm gun S-23

The 180 mm gun S-23 (180-мм пушка С-23) was a Soviet heavy gun of Cold War era.

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2A3 Kondensator 2P

The 2A3 Kondensator 2P (2А3 «Конденсатор» - "Condenser" or "Capacitor") was a Soviet 406 mm self-propelled Howitzer.

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2B1 Oka

2B1 Oka (2Б1 Ока) is a Soviet 420 mm self-propelled gun.

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2S19 Msta

The 2S19 "Msta-S" (Мста, after the Msta River) is a 152.4 mm self-propelled howitzer designed by Russia/Soviet Union, which entered service in 1989 as the successor to the 2S3 Akatsiya.

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2S3 Akatsiya

SO-152 (СО-152) is a Soviet 152.4 mm self-propelled gun developed in 1968.

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2S4 Tyulpan

The 2S4 Tyulpan (often spelled Tulpan, 2С4 «Тюльпан»; tulip) is a Soviet 240mm self-propelled mortar.

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2S5 Giatsint-S

The 2S5 Giatsint-S (2С5 «Гиацинт-С»; hyacinth) is a Soviet/Russian 152 mm self-propelled gun.

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2S7 Pion

The 2S7 Pion ("peony") or Malka is a Soviet self-propelled gun.

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3rd Missile Brigade "Aquileia"

The 3rd Missile Brigade Aquileia (3ª Brigata Missili “Aquileia”) was an artillery brigade of the Italian Army active between 1959 and 1991.

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59th Ordnance Brigade

The 59th Ordnance Brigade is a military unit of the United States Army.

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9K52 Luna-M

The 9K52 Luna-M (Луна; moon) is a Soviet short-range artillery rocket system.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_artillery

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