Nike Hercules

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MIM-14 Nike-Hercules - Replacement
... The Patriot missile replaced the Nike-Hercules Missile in the high- and medium-altitude air defense roles ... Its advantage over the Nike-Hercules system was its mobility and reliability ... While a Nike-Hercules site could take days to be established, Patriot sites can be established in hours ...
Project Nike - Deployment
... This section needs additional citations for verification See also List of Nike missile locations By 1958, the Army deployed nearly 200 Nike Ajax batteries at ... Within each Defense Area, a "Ring of Steel" was developed with a series of Nike Integrated Firing and Launch Sites constructed by the Corps of Engineers ... Due to geographical factors, the placement of Nike batteries differed at each location ...
W31 - Uses - Nike Hercules Missile
... The Nike Hercules was a surface to air or surface to surface missile system deployed around US cities and various locations in Europe and Japan ... The 20 kt version of the W-31 was solely used in the Nike Hercules system ...

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