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The W85 was a thermonuclear warhead developed by the United States of America to arm the Pershing II missile. [1]

9 relations: B61 nuclear bomb, Maneuverable reentry vehicle, Pershing II, Tactical nuclear weapon, TNT equivalent, United States, Variable yield, W50 (nuclear warhead), W85 heavy machine gun.

B61 nuclear bomb

The B61 nuclear bomb is the primary thermonuclear gravity bomb in the United States Enduring Stockpile following the end of the Cold War.

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Maneuverable reentry vehicle

The maneuverable reentry vehicle (abbreviated MARV or MaRV) is a type of ballistic missile whose warhead is capable of autonomous tracking ground targets.

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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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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 equivalent

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

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Variable yield

Variable yield—or dial-a-yield—is an option available on most modern nuclear weapons.

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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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W85 heavy machine gun

The W-85 heavy machine gun is a gas-operated heavy machine gun designed in the People's Republic of China.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W85

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