2017-07-27T20:10:09+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true BOAR, UGM-96 Trident I, AGM-12 Bullpup, B61 nuclear bomb, MGM-1 Matador, RTV-A-2 Hiroc, B83 nuclear bomb, MGM-134 Midgetman, MGM-52 Lance, Operation Bumblebee, PGM-11 Redstone, MGM-31 Pershing, MGR-1 Honest John, AGM-69 SRAM, MIM-14 Nike Hercules, Pershing II, LGM-118 Peacekeeper, UGM-27 Polaris, UGM-133 Trident II, LGM-30 Minuteman, PGM-19 Jupiter, UGM-73 Poseidon, GAM-63 RASCAL, AGM-28 Hound Dog, SSM-A-5 Boojum, B53 nuclear bomb, Space-Based Infrared System, LIM-49 Nike Zeus, SM-62 Snark, AIR-2 Genie, Mark 45 torpedo, MGM-29 Sergeant, BGM-75 AICBM, W21, PGM-17 Thor, W41, GAM-87 Skybolt flashcards
Nuclear weapons of the United States

Nuclear weapons of the United States

  • BOAR
    The Bombardment Aircraft Rocket, also known as BOAR, the Bureau of Ordnance Aircraft Rocket, and officially as the 30.
  • UGM-96 Trident I
    The UGM-96 Trident I, or Trident C4, was an American submarine-launched ballistic missile, built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California.
  • AGM-12 Bullpup
    The AGM-12 Bullpup is an air-to-ground missile which was used on the A-4 Skyhawk, A-6 Intruder, F-105 Thunderchief and F-4 Phantom among others.
  • B61 nuclear bomb
    The B61 nuclear bomb is one of the primary thermonuclear weapons in the U.
  • MGM-1 Matador
    The Martin MGM-1 Matador was the first operational surface-to-surface cruise missile built by the United States.
  • RTV-A-2 Hiroc
    The RTV-A-2 Hiroc (High-altitude Rocket) was the United States' first attempt at an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
  • B83 nuclear bomb
    The B83 thermonuclear weapon is a variable-yield gravity bomb developed by the United States in the late 1970s, entering service in 1983.
  • MGM-134 Midgetman
    The MGM-134A Midgetman, also known as the Small Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (SICBM), was an intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the United States Air Force.
  • MGM-52 Lance
    The MGM-52 Lance was 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.
  • Operation Bumblebee
    Operation Bumblebee was a US Navy effort to develop surface to air missiles (SAMs) to provide a mid-range layer of anti-aircraft defence, between anti-aircraft guns in the short range and fighter aircraft operating at long range.
  • PGM-11 Redstone
    The PGM-11 Redstone was the first large American ballistic missile.
  • MGM-31 Pershing
    The MGM-31A Pershing was the missile used in the Pershing 1 and Pershing 1a field artillery missile systems.
  • MGR-1 Honest John
    The MGR-1 Honest John rocket was the first nuclear-capable surface-to-surface missile in the United States arsenal.
  • AGM-69 SRAM
    The Boeing AGM-69 SRAM (Short-range attack missile) was a nuclear air-to-surface missile designed to replace the older AGM-28 Hound Dog standoff missile.
  • MIM-14 Nike Hercules
    The Nike Hercules (initially designated SAM-A-25, and later MIM-14) was a surface-to-air missile used by U.
  • 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.
  • LGM-118 Peacekeeper
    The LGM-118 Peacekeeper, also known as the MX missile (for Missile-eXperimental), was a land-based ICBM deployed by the United States starting in 1986.
  • UGM-27 Polaris
    The UGM-27 Polaris missile was a two-stage solid-fueled nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) built during the Cold War by Lockheed Corporation for the United States Navy.
  • UGM-133 Trident II
    The UGM-133A Trident II, or Trident D5 is a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California, and deployed with the US and British navies.
  • LGM-30 Minuteman
    The LGM-30 Minuteman is a U.
  • PGM-19 Jupiter
    The PGM-19 Jupiter was the first nuclear tipped, medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) of the United States Air Force (USAF).
  • UGM-73 Poseidon
    The UGM-73 Poseidon missile was the second US Navy nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) system, powered by a two-stage solid-fuel rocket.
    The GAM-63 RASCAL is a supersonic air-to-surface missile that was developed by the Bell Aircraft Company.
  • AGM-28 Hound Dog
    The North American Aviation AGM-28 Hound Dog was a supersonic, turbojet-propelled, air-launched cruise missile developed in 1959 for the United States Air Force.
  • SSM-A-5 Boojum
    The XSSM-A-5 Boojum, also known by the project number MX-775B, was a supersonic cruise missile developed by the Northrop Corporation for the United States Air Force in the late 1940s.
  • B53 nuclear bomb
    The Mk/B53 was a high-yield bunker buster thermonuclear weapon developed by the United States during the Cold War.
  • Space-Based Infrared System
    The Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) is a consolidated system intended to meet the United States' infrared space surveillance needs through the first two to three decades of the 21st century.
  • LIM-49 Nike Zeus
    Nike Zeus was an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system developed by the US Army during the late 1950s and early 1960s, designed to destroy Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile warheads before they could hit targets in the United States.
  • SM-62 Snark
    The Northrop SM-62 Snark was an early-model intercontinental range ground-launched cruise missile that could carry a W39 thermonuclear warhead.
  • 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.
  • Mark 45 torpedo
    The Mark 45 anti-submarine torpedo, a.
  • MGM-29 Sergeant
    The MGM-29 Sergeant was an American short-range, solid fuel, surface-to-surface missile developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
  • BGM-75 AICBM
    The ZBGM-75 Advanced Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, also known as Weapons System 120A (WS-120A), was a program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), proposed by the United States Air Force in the 1960s as a replacement for the LGM-30 Minuteman as the Air Force's standard ICBM.
  • W21
    The W21 was an hydrogen bomb design for the US military.
  • PGM-17 Thor
    Thor was the first operational ballistic missile deployed by the U.
  • W41
    W41 was the designation of an American nuclear warhead, which was investigated during the late 1950s.
  • GAM-87 Skybolt
    The Douglas GAM-87 Skybolt (AGM-48 under the 1962 Tri-service system) was an air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM), equipped with a thermonuclear warhead, developed by the United States during the late 1950s.