Definition of Nuclear warhead
1. Noun. The warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb.
Group relationships: Atomic Weapon, Nuclear Weapon
Generic synonyms: Load, Payload, Warhead
Derivative terms: Nuke, Nuke
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Literary usage of Nuclear warhead
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1. U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's edited by Christopher Cox (1999)
"Jammers used to jam the radar system during the flight of the PLA nuclear warhead. • Radar absorbing materials, which can also be used to reduce the radar ..."
2. Nuclear Weapons: Improved Management Needed to Implement Stockpile edited by Gary L. Jones (2000)
"In the absence of nuclear testing, different experiments and tools must be relied on to obtain data relevant to nuclear warhead performance. ..."
3. Technical Issues Related to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by National Academy of Sciences Staff, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2002)
"For example, in view of China's signing of the CTBT in 1996, it is likely that it had by then tested a strategic nuclear warhead suitable for its mobile ..."
4. Nuclear Nonproliferation: Progress Made in Improving Security at Russian by Gene Aloise (2007)
"The agencies plan to help Russia secure a total of 97 nuclear warhead sites by the end of 2008. Coordination between DOE and DOD has improved since 2003, ..."
5. Meeting the Energy Challenges of the 1990's: Experts Define the Key Policy (1993)
"These include: US Nuclear Forces and Capabilities, US nuclear warhead Facility Profiles, ... nuclear warhead Production, and Soviet Nuclear Weapons. ..."