Soviet Nuclear Attack Satellite ソ連地上攻撃用核衛星

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Soviet Nuclear Attack Satellite
  Powers/Weapons: Able to launch a near 650 kiloton nuclear missile
First Appearance: The Return of Godzilla (1984)
Series:  Heisei  


During the mid 1980's, the United States and the Soviet Union were experiencing what would be called "The Cold War." Though no fighting actually occurred, both sides prepared themselves for a conflict with the two nations locked in an arms race. One weapon that was born from this period was the Soviet Nuclear Attack Satellite. Hosting the most advanced in Global Positioning technology, the satellite was equipped with the most powerful weapon known to humankind: a nuclear missile.

The United States did have a safeguard against this in the form of Intercontinental missiles. However, the US defense system was confronted with a different purpose than protecting American soil when Japan was confronted with an eminent nuclear strike. A series of events, caused by Godzilla's arrival at Tokyo bay, accidentally set off the trigger of the Soviet Nuclear Attack Satellite to fire upon Japan. The Japanese government sent out a distress to the states, which was answered in but a handful of minutes. Time crawled as the two rockets approached impact, miles above Tokyo. Luckily, the efforts of the Americans were successful, and the Soviet nuclear missile was destroyed. However, the radiation played havoc with the stratosphere, and cause thermonuclear storms. Storms that would give life back to the fallen Godzilla...