Minuteman III

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The Minuteman III is an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which is currently part of the nuclear arsenal of the United States. It was the first nuclear weapon to ever be configured in multiple independently targeted reentry vehicle (MIRV) configuration (it could hold three nuclear warheads per missile), however to comply with the SALT II treaty the US deMIRVed the missile. There are currently 530 Minuteman III Missiles in active service.

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