wtorek, 19 listopada 2013

LGM-30 Minuteman

Time to start my blog again!

The LGM-30 Minuteman is an American land-based intercontinental ballistic missile. Each can carry up to 3 nuclear warheads The letter “L” in “LGM” indicates that the missile is silo-launched; the “G” indicates that it is designed to attack ground targets; the “M” indicates that it is a guided missileThe name “Minuteman” comes from the Revolutionary War’s Minutemen - a revolutionary militia. It also refers to its quick reaction time of the missiles, as they can be launched within minutes of a valid launch order. Currently US Air Force owns 450 of these. They are located in missile silos in airbases in Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming.

Our guarantee of mutually assured destruction.

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