DSIAC staff provided information for the better understanding of the implications of filling a large warhead with ALIMX-101 vs. PBXN-109. A DSIAC energetics subject matter expert (SME) provided a short description of the rationale for…
Concerns about the reliability of commercial-off-the-shelf capacitors, each of which cost just $5, and that the Department of Energy had been planning to use in two future nuclear warhead designs will delay both programs by at least a year and a half and could result in up to a whopping $850 million in additional costs.
This article, which is an update to work previously published in the summer 2018 issue of Aircraft Survivability , presents test and analysis results for warheads designed to dismember and/or dud incoming rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs) while simultaneously meeting stringent active protection system (APS) collateral damage requirements. As discussed , the near-field-velocity liner warhead technologies previously
Russia built an underwater nuclear torpedo with a massive warhead designed to cause tsunamis and devastate entire continents. Russia will deploy what”s been described as the deadliest nuclear weapon ever aboard mysterious submarines by 2020, Russian state media has announced, citing a Russian defense-industry source. The “Poseidon” nuclear-powered torpedo — reputed to carry a 100