nuclear warhead


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nuclear warhead

[′nü·klē·ər ′wȯr‚hed]
(ordnance)
A warhead that contains fissionable or fissionable-fusionable material.
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Experts say the delivery vehicle of choice for the North's first nuclear warhead would most likely be the mid-range Rodong missile, which has a design range of 1,300 km (800 miles).
Twelve nuclear warheads of two kilotons each were attached to these weapons deployed at Artemisa, Managua, Santa Clara, Holguin and Guantanamo.
Pakistan missile which can be armed with nuclear warheads
Many think a kill vehicle's sensors will never be accurate enough to distinguish between decoys and a nuclear warhead.
That stolen nuclear warheads are at large is frightening enough, but what should really scare us is the possibility that the guys who designed and built the accident-prone, orbiting disaster that is the Mir space station might have also had input into the Russian nuclear programme.
One key effort modeled, in four separate stages, the crash of an airplane carrying a nuclear warhead.
Both sides are pledged to reduce their nuclear warhead counts from Cold War highs that topped 11,000 super bombs to only 6,000.
Possession of this equipment, then, puts Johansen (or anyone he might sell it to) well on his way to being able to build a nuclear warhead.
One report highlighted a 'fuse-box failure' and 'security system air leak' on the heavy-duty nuclear warhead carrier.
With front page stories in two papers suggesting Tehran had made progress towards the manufacture and assembly of a nuclear warhead, Israel s Home Front Command began final tests of a public warning system which is expected to be operational by September.
In theory, the weapon will hurl a conventional warhead of enormous weight at high speed and with pinpoint accuracy, generating the localized destructive power of a nuclear warhead.
London, Nov 6(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that it has found evidence about Iran testing its advanced nuclear warhead design.

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