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Illustration based on a Pershing II nuclear missile. The MGM-31 Pershing missiles were solid-fuel two-stage medium-range ballistic missiles used by the US Army and its allies during the Cold War. In use from 1960 to 1991, they were designed to deliver nuclear missiles from mobile launchers. This is a Pershing II model, in use from 1983 to 1991. It had a range of 1770 kilometres, and carried a W85 thermonuclear warhead.
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