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UUM-44A SUBROC nuclear depth bomb

Country of Origin: USA


The SUBROC was a rocket-propelled nuclear depth bomb that could be launched from standard 21-in (533-mm) submarine torpedo tubes. After being launched, the missile streaked to the surface, left the water, and traveled on a ballistic trajectory for a predetermined time. At that point, the booster would fall away and the bomb re-entered the water at supersonic speed, detonating at a preset depth.

SUBROC systems were carried on board PERMIT- (SSN-594), STURGEON - (SSN-637) and LOS...

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