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HERCHercules
HERCHealth Economics Resource Center
HERCNike Hercules
HERCHeavy Engineering Repair and Construction
HERCHuman Evolution Research Center (University of California Berkeley)
HERCHigher Education Research Centre (UK)
HERCHertz Equipment Rental Company (est. 2014)
HERCHerculean Fighting Machine (gaming)
HERCHomeland Emergency Response Cell
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The Nike Hercules missile is an anti-missile system in use by the U.S.
Italy: Bomb, Corporal, Honest John, Jupiter, Nike Hercules (1957-)
Okinawa: Matador, Honest John, Nike Hercules, Corporal, Hotpoint, Lacrosse, Mace, Falcon, Little John, Davy Crockett (1954-1972)
Republic of Korea: Honest John, Lacrosse, Nike Hercules, Davy Crockett, Sergeant (1958-1968)
West Germany: Bomb, Matador, Honest John, Corporal, Nike Hercules, Mace, Lacrosse, Falcon, Davy Crockett, Bullpup, Sergeant, Pershing, Walleye, Lance (1955-)
In the late 1950s and early '60s, Western SAM threats consisted of US Nike Ajax and Nike Hercules and UK Thunderbird and Bloodhound systems.
The biggest problems centered around the design of the APR-28 passive radar-guidance system optimized for the AN/MPQ-4 Nike Hercules radar.
Nike Hercules sites were considered harmless along the routes, since their minimum engagement altitude was about 1,000-1,500 m.
The HAWK and Nike Hercules positions forming the front belt were to be located using standoff SIGINT platforms.
The Nike Hercules missile was mistakenly fired into the sky from an antiaircraft unit in Inchon, west of Seoul, and exploded in midair seconds later as a result of a built-in self-destruction program.
In the late 1950s and early 60s, Western SAM threats consisted of US Nike Ajax and Nike Hercules and UK Thunderbird and Bloodhound systems.
We were to use our Nike Hercules defense and central-search (FPS-20) and height (FPS-6) radars to track them, pass the tracks on to the AD sites and simulate destroying them with missile and artillery intercepts.