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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

B-29 Superfortress

Span: 141 feet, 3 inches
Length: 99 feet
Height: 27 feet, 9 inches
Weight: 133,500 pounds
Armament: Eight .50-caliber machine guns in remote controlled turrets plus
two .50-caliber machine guns and one 20mm cannon in tail;
20,000 pounds of bombs
Engines: Four Wright R-3350s of 2,200 horsepower each
Maximum speed: 357 mph.
Cruising speed: 220 mph.
Range: 3,700 miles
Service Ceiling: 33,600 feet
Cost: $639,000

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