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noun as in nose cone

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The United States includes both Air Launched Cruise Missiles, designed to be released from bombers, and ship- or land-launched cruise missiles like the Tomahawk, in its war planning, with both types of missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

It changes how those warheads could be delivered, but it does not increase the amount of warheads the country can produce, which is already quite limited.

South Korea claims that North Korean experts have worked at Natanz, one of Iran’s premier nuclear hubs, and the IAEA has reports that the North transferred to Iran mathematical formulas and codes for nuclear warhead design.

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This process is often cost prohibitive due to the time and labor required to collect and analyze vast amounts of data after a destructive warhead event.

With this technology in place, warhead developers can rapidly and confidently design munitions adapted for our next generation of warfighters.

The weapon carries a 200-kiloton nuclear warhead; by comparison, the bomb that destroyed Nagasaki was a mere 21 kilotons.

It was a simple weapon, cheap to build, and carried a half-ton explosive warhead.

As the missile closes on its target the warhead explodes before the missile strikes the airplane.

In this way the missile does not need pinpoint accuracy: widely spread supersonic shrapnel from the warhead is deadly.

Optionally, it can live up to its description by crashing into targets and detonating a five-pound warhead.

He twisted the dial in the warhead and, while Burl held the aim, shoved in the rocket shell.

But they would have to hurry if they were to get all their supplies and gear moved from Bandit before the warhead struck.

While he weighed the problem, one part of his mind told him a warhead was scorching down from the sides.

Thus, a warhead loaded with the material has an indefinite shelf-life.

Any indication down there of any power planning to start a war, and we'll send our own atomic warhead rockets down.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to warhead, such as: heat barrier, heat shield, and thermal barrier.

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