The Atomic Cannon

The Atomic Cannon (HM15DM)

Location: Junction City, KS 66441 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 2.272', W 96° 45.922'

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Model. M65 280 m.m.
Weight. 42,500 lbs.
Length. 42 feet

(1) One of only (3) three in existence, the other two are located at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma and the U.S. Army Ordinance Center in Aberdeen, Maryland. It was placed in service November 17, 1952 and deactivated August 1963. (2) 375 hp engines at 35 m.p.h. transported the cannon. It can fire a projectile, 11 inches in diameter for more than 20 miles. The cannon was never fired.
HM NumberHM15DM
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 6:24am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 693407 N 4323354
Decimal Degrees39.03786667, -96.76536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 2.272', W 96° 45.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 2' 16.32" N, 96° 45' 55.32" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-8 Henry Dr, Junction City KS 66441, US
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