19 July 1962 – JUPITER missile / Italy A JUPITER missile armed with a W-49 warhead was struck by lightning, resulting in deuterium-tritium boosting gas being injected into the warhead pit and activation of thermal batteries in the adaption kit. The missile was returned to operational status after 62 days. The warhead was returned to the AEC’s Clarksville facility for repair. Chuck Hansen, “The Swords of Armageddon,” Vol. VII, p.270.