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Name: Nuclear/Nuke Cannon
Origin: Command & Conquer - Generals
Type: Self-Propelled Nuclear Artillery
In use by: China (People's Liberation Army)
Weight: Likely hundreds of tons (enough that it cannot be airlifted)
Powered by: Diesel Engine
Destructive Capacity: City block level
Durability: Street level+ (possibly a bit higher)
Material: Steel
Performance: Probably around 40 km/h
Terrain: Ground
Needed Prerequisite for Use: Skilled artillerymen trained to handle nuclear warheads
Operational Timeframe: Unknown (probably only a few hundred kilometers of range, at best)

  • 280mm Nuclear Cannon (put on a rotating artillery mount)
Weapons Range: Likely 32 km (it appears to be have been based on the M65 Atomic Cannon)
Notable features: Artillery firing low-yield tactical nukes, can switch for Neutron Warheads to kill infantry, vehicle crew and garrisoned troops without doing collateral damage, has data-link with the rest of the allied units on the battlefield
Weaknesses: Needs a spotter to fire for long ranges. The vehicle requires to set up its stabilizers before firing. Aside from its cannon the vehicle is also completely defenseless, meaning it requires considerable escort.
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