Rudra-class nuclear missile

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Rudra-class nuclear missile
Production overview


Nuclear weapon


Ammunition type:

Fissile material

Guidance system:

Computer guided

Service history

In service:

Post-Covenant War conflicts


The Rudra-class nuclear missile is a nuclear weapon used by the United Nations Space Command.[1]


The UNSC Port Stanley was equipped with a large number of enhanced yield Rudra-class nuclear missiles.[1]

Service history[edit]

The Port Stanley used several Rudra-class missiles to destroy three Covenant cruisers loyal to the Arbiter, the Far Vision, the Axiom, and the Devotion.[2]


Rudra is the name of a Hindu god associated with wind or storm, and the hunt. The naming of the Rudra missile mirrors that of the Shiva-class nuclear missile, which is also named after a Hindu deity.

List of appearances[edit]


  1. ^ a b Halo: The Thursday War, page 320
  2. ^ Halo: The Thursday War, page 330