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W25 (nuclear warhead)

Index W25 (nuclear warhead)

The W25 was a small nuclear warhead developed by the United States Air Force and Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory for air-defense use. [1]

21 relations: Air National Guard, AIR-2 Genie, Air-to-air rocket, Convair F-106 Delta Dart, Douglas Aircraft Company, Enriched uranium, Interceptor aircraft, List of nuclear weapons, Los Alamos National Laboratory, McDonnell CF-101 Voodoo, McDonnell F-101 Voodoo, Northrop F-89 Scorpion, Nuclear sharing, Nuclear weapon, Pit (nuclear weapon), Plutonium, United States Air Force, Yucca Flat, 1954 in aviation, 1957 in aviation, 1984 in aviation.

Air National Guard

The Air National Guard (ANG), also known as the Air Guard, is a federal military reserve force as well as the militia air force of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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AIR-2 Genie

The Douglas AIR-2 Genie (previous designation MB-1 and also known as the blivet) was an unguided air-to-air rocket with a 1.5 kt W25 nuclear warhead.

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Air-to-air rocket

For air-to-air missiles, see Air to air missile. An air-to-air rocket or air interception rocket is an unguided projectile fired from aircraft to engage other flying targets.

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Convair F-106 Delta Dart

The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the primary all-weather interceptor aircraft of the United States Air Force from the 1960s through the 1980s.

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Douglas Aircraft Company

The Douglas Aircraft Company was an American aerospace manufacturer based in Southern California.

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Enriched uranium

Enriched uranium is a type of uranium in which the percent composition of uranium-235 has been increased through the process of isotope separation.

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Interceptor aircraft

An interceptor aircraft, or simply interceptor, is a type of fighter aircraft designed specifically to attack enemy aircraft, particularly bombers and reconnaissance aircraft, as they approach.

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List of nuclear weapons

This is a list of nuclear weapons listed according to country of origin, & then by type within the states.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory (Los Alamos or LANL for short) is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory initially organized during World War II for the design of nuclear weapons as part of the Manhattan Project.

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McDonnell CF-101 Voodoo

The McDonnell CF-101 Voodoo was an all-weather interceptor aircraft operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Forces between 1961 and 1984.

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McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo was a supersonic jet fighter which served the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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Northrop F-89 Scorpion

The Northrop F-89 Scorpion was an American all-weather interceptor built during the 1950s, the first jet-powered aircraft designed as such from the outset to enter service.

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Nuclear sharing

Nuclear sharing is a concept in NATO's policy of nuclear deterrence, which involves member countries without nuclear weapons of their own in the planning for the use of nuclear weapons by NATO.

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Nuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).

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Pit (nuclear weapon)

The pit, named after the hard core found in fruits such as peaches and apricots, is the core of an implosion nuclear weapon – the fissile material and any neutron reflector or tamper bonded to it.

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Plutonium

Plutonium is a radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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Yucca Flat

Yucca Flat is a closed desert drainage basin, one of four major nuclear test regions within the Nevada Test Site (NTS), and is divided into nine test sections: Areas 1 through 4 and 6 through 10.

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1954 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1954.

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1957 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1957.

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1984 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1984.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W25_(nuclear_warhead)

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