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What is the difference between strategic and tactical nuclear weapons, said military expert Petro Chernyk on the air of the Yedyny Novyni telethon.
"What are nuclear weapons, first of all, in the Russian Federation? In a strategic sense - everything that can be launched from the sea, first of all from rocket nuclear carriers, of which they (in the Russian Federation - ed.) have about five classes , about 28 working machines with a total volley of up to 200 missiles. Then there are mine launchers, about 74 of them are the so-called R-36M2 "Voivode". These machines are specifically designed to strike specifically at the United States of America by entering space, as well as RS-24 "Yars", "Topol-M" mobile vehicles are quite serious machines. These are strategic nuclear weapons," the expert explained.
Petro Chernyk also talked about the types of tactical weapons.
"What are tactical nuclear weapons in our understanding? These are, first of all, missiles that can be launched over Ukraine from an aviation component. We all already know about them. These are the infamous Kalibrs, these are the infamous X-101s, these are and the notorious and most dangerous Daggers - hypersonic missiles. Each of them can have a certain nuclear warhead. Let's say the Kh-101. Its kilotonnage is calculated from 300 kilotons to 1 megaton," he says.
Petro Chernyk reminded about Hiroshima and Nagasaki, he emphasized that then the kilotonage was only within 10 kilotons.
"So, in my opinion, this weapon is the most dangerous for us. And one of these missiles can be equipped with a nuclear warhead and launched in the direction of Ukraine," he said.
The military expert also explained that there is a very interesting warhead called a neutron bomb, and although it does not have such powerful physical damage as a shock wave, it has an incredibly large radiation background, and most importantly - an electromagnetic pulse, which can conventionally reach 100 km turn off absolutely all electricity.
"And, in fact, tactical nuclear weapons are projectiles that have a kilotonage of up to 2.5 kilotons. For such artillery installations as the 2C4 "Tulpan", a rocket-propelled mortar with a firing range of up to 20 km, as well as unified 152-mm projectiles to conventional artillery installations such as D-20, 2C3 "Acacia" and 2C5 "Hyacinth-S", he concluded.
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