Finally the warheads themselves were carried off and the firing pins removed.
The warheads of such rockets were cast iron, filled with black powder and fitted with percussion fuzes.
Rodney Maxwell found quite a bit of uranium, but he got it by taking apart the warheads of missiles.
The torpedo gunner's mates slipped detonators in the warheads and looked to the rack load of depth charges.
Rodney Maxwell found plenty of uranium, but he got it by taking apart the warheads of missiles.
Warheads—with the name Arzachel writ large across the nose cones.