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BGM-109 Tomahawk Ship-launched Cruise Missile

A standard BGM-109 Tomahawk cruise missile.

Summary

The cruise missile is generally a sea to land based weapon with high destructive capabilities. A much more known variant is the BGM-109 Tomahawk missile whose original design is still used today.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 7-C

Names: Tomahawk, Buyra, Shaurya, many other types of cruise missiles exist.

Origin: Real Life

Age: Concept began in Britain at 1909, first modern cruise missiles came about during the 1930's in Soviet Russia and first deployed were the V-1 and V-2 rockets of Nazi Germany.

Classification: Missile

Wielders: United States of America, Soviet Union, India, and many more nations

Powers and Abilities: Self-correcting flight paths, Radiation based weapon

Attack Potency: Town level (Carried at least 50,000 tons of TNT equivalent, four times that of the atomic bomb which obliterated Hiroshima)

Speed: Ranges from Subsonic (Ex: the Apache, Zafar, etc.), Supersonic (Ex: Yun Feng, 3M-54 Klub, etc.), Hypersonic (Ex: Shaurya) travel speeds.

Durability: Street level (Can be penetrated and eventually rendered useless by most standard military firearms)

Range: Ranges from the low ends of continent level to country level range

Weaknesses: Guiding systems can be hacked, can only be used once

Note: Not all normal missiles are remotely equal to cruise missiles in speed, so do not automatically scale from them.

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