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Gun Data of the Day – Day 3

Well, not exactly a gun, but it is quite a weapon.  Let’s get apocalyptic and talk about the W87 nuclear warhead:

W87-0/Mk-21 Warhead/Reentry Vehicle Package
Yield 300 Kilotons (Upgradable to 475 Kt)
Weight Warhead: 440 – 600 lb;
RV/Warhead: >800 lb ?
Length 68.9 in
RV Base Diameter 21.8 in
Nose Half Angle 8.2 degrees
Number In Service 525
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  1. I ‘think’ that was the first use of syntactic foam… I think…

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