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Blue Water was a code name for a British nuclear missile under development in the 1960s. Blue Water, like Blue Streak, was a planned homegrown nuclear deterrent for use against the Soviet Union. Unlike Blue Streak, Blue Water was envisaged as a surface to surface missile to be used against ground troops: a battlefield nuclear weapon. Blue Water was planned to be operational by 1966 but in 1962 Prime Minister Harold Macmillan scrapped the project.


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Water - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2606 words)
Water (from the Old English word wæter; c.f German "Wasser", from PIE *wod-or, "water") is a tasteless, odorless, and nearly colorless (it has a slight hint of blue) substance in its pure form that is essential to all known forms of life and is known also as the most universal solvent.
Water is a very good solvent, chemically not unlike ammonia, and dissolves many types of substances, such as various salts and sugar, and facilitates their chemical interaction, which aids complex metabolisms.
Polluting water may be the biggest single misuse of water; to the extent that a pollutant limits other uses of the water, it becomes a waste of the resource, regardless of benefits to the pollutor.
Blue Water Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
The Blue Water Bridge is a cantileever truss bridge that spans the St.
The Blue Water Bridge connects with Highway 402 in Ontario and with both Interstate 69 and Interstate 94 in Michigan.
The Blue Water Bridge Authority is in charge of the Canadian side, and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is in charge of the U.S. side.
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