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United States
Land-Based Strategic Weapons
Minuteman III ICBM (LGM-30G)
Year deployed: 1970
Dimensions: 18.2 meters (length), 1.85 meters (diameter)
Weight: 34,467 kilograms
Propulsion: 3-stage solid-fuel (liquid PBV)
Minuteman III Range: 13,000 kilometers
Guidance: Inertial, plus computer-controlled PBV
Locations: Malmstrom AFB - 200, Minot AFB - 150, and F.E. Warren AFB -180
Number deployed: 530 missiles


Peacekeeper ICBM (LGM-118, MX)
Peacekeeper Year deployed: 1986
Dimensions: 21.6 meters (length), 2.34 meters (diameter)
Weight: 88,450 kilograms
Propulsion: 3-stage Solid plus liquid PBV, cold launch
Range: 9,600 kilometers
Guidance: Computer-controlled Inertial for booster and PBV
Location: F.E. Warren AFB
Number deployed: 50 missiles


Trident I C-4 SLBM (UGM-96)
Trident I C-4 Year deployed: 1979
Dimensions: 10.39 meters (length), 1.88 meters (diameter)
Weight: 29,500 kilograms
Propulsion: 3-stage solid plus PBV, cold launch
Range: 7,400 kilometers
Guidance: Inertial with stellar reference update plus computer-controlled PBV
Location: 8 Ohio-class Trident submarines
Number deployed: 192 missiles


Trident II D-5 SLBM (UGM-133)
Trident II D5 Year deployed: 1989
Dimensions: 13.42 meters (length), 2.11 meters (diameter)
Weight: 59,090 kilograms
Propulsion: 3-stage solid-fuel, plus PBV, cold launch
Range: 12,000 kilometers
Guidance: stellar-aided Inertial, plus computer-controlled PBV
Locations: 9 Ohio-class Trident submarines
Number deployed: 216 missiles


ALCM (AGM-86B)
ALCM Year deployed: 1982
Dimensions: 6.32 meters (length), .69 meters (diameter)
Weight: 1,458 kilograms
Propulsion: F-107-WR-100 turbofan
Guidance: Inertial with TerCom
Locations: B-52H bombers
Number deployed: ~1,500+


ACM (AGM-129)
ACM Year deployed: 1991
Dimensions: 6.35 meters (length), .64 meters (height), .70 meters (width)
Weight: 1,250 kilograms
Propulsion: F-112-WR-100 turbofan
Range: 3,000 kilometers
Guidance: Inertial with laser radar
Locations: B-52H airplanes
Number deployed: ~460 missiles


B53 gravity bomb
Year deployed: 1962
Dimensions: 3.76 meters (length), 1.27 meters (diameter), 1.8 meters (tailspan)
Weight: 4,022 kilograms
Locations: B-2 bombers
Number deployed: 50 bombs


B61 Mod-7 gravity bomb
Year deployed: 1967
Dimensions: 3.6 meters (length), .34 meters (diameter), .58 meters (tailspan)
Weight: 315-325 kilograms
Locations: B-2 bombers
Number deployed: 750 bombs


B83 gravity bomb
Year deployed: 1984
Dimensions: 3.66 meters (length), .46 meters (diameter), .9 meters (tailspan)
Weight: 1,088 kilograms
Locations: B-2 bombers
Number deployed: 650 bombs




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