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To: hoagy62

Last I heard we have 500 silo weapons with one warhead each. W-87. Now if you add in the remaining 14 Ohio’s then it is a bit more.


44 posted on 10/25/2011 9:25:48 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle
With the last of the Peacekeeper's being retired in 2005, the US ICBM arsenal currently consists of 450 Minuteman III's, which are being retrofitted with the W87 warhead, which will have a yield of 475Kt.

The missiles are evenly divided between the 90th (F.E.Warren AFB, WY), the 91st (Minot AFB, ND), and the 341st (Malmstrom AFB, MT) Missile Wings, which are under the 20th Air Force.

93 posted on 10/25/2011 9:25:57 PM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (Democrats: "You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.")
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