Launch Tubes

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Water Rocket - Launch Tubes
... Some water rocket launchers use launch tubes ... A launch tube fits inside the nozzle of the rocket and extends upward toward the nose ... The launch tube is anchored to the ground ...
Submarines Of The People's Liberation Army Navy - Nuclear-powered Ballistic Missile Submarines
... The original Golf class design has three launch tubes ... The first successful launch of the JL-1 SLBM took place in 1982 from a submerged pontoon, and the first successful launch from a submerged submarine was in 1984 ... Its primary weapon is the JL-1 SLBM, with 12 launch tubes, as well as six 533 mm tubes for self-defense ...

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