The Starling was a small American
The Starling was developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. According to researcher Chuck Hansen, it was 11.53 inches (293 mm) in diameter, 14.25 inches (362 mm) in length, and had a weight of 86.4 pounds (39.2 kg). As tested in Nougat Cimarron, the primary had a yield of 5 to 8 kilotonnes of TNT (21 to 33 TJ) but is also described as being 10 to 20 kilotonnes of TNT (42 to 84 TJ). It was a two-point primary, like Tsetse, Kinglet, Robin, and Gnat.
Starling is reportedly the primary for the
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