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South Korea has previously said North Korea had made progress in its efforts to miniaturise a nuclear warhead but the capability was incomplete.
Kim said last week his country had miniaturized a nuclear warhead.
Nevertheless, the decision to outfit its missiles with multiple warheads is of concern for several reasons.
Some experts interpreted the short flight as a test of a modified missile designed to carry a nuclear warhead by cutting the amount of fuel on board.
The GMLRS Alternative Warhead is unitary and fits within the existing GMLRS architecture as a replacement for the Dual-Purpose Improved Conventional Munition warhead.
On a critical issue of warhead elimination, it is here recommended that today's nuclear weapon states not be prohibited by the treaty from maintaining their remaining, diminishing warheads as "active" during the elimination period -- with the alternative being to require their overall, mass inactivation or extreme dealerting at some early or middle phase of the elimination period (here posited as 3-4 years).
In March 1992, "The Arms Control Reporter" published an article confirming that Iran had acquired four nuclear warheads from Russia.
Major areas of interest include warhead technology, warhead/target interaction methodology, advanced projectiles, counters to active protection systems, modeling and simulation, testing innovations, chemical energy penetrator technologies, kinetic energy penetrator technologies, terminal ballistics, quantification of terminal effects benefits, and multipurpose warheads.
Its protruding spike gives the delay effect needed, but with the spike not extended it works as a high explosive warhead that remains very effective against light armoured vehicles.
with one warhead on each missile, 14 Trident submarines with 24 missiles
The IAEA statement in September followed reports from the Associated Press quoting what it called a classified IAEA document saying agency experts agreed Iran now had the means to build atomic bombs and was heading towards developing a missile system able to carry a nuclear warhead.
Layering irony atop unintended irony, Defense Secretary Robert Gates chose the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as the setting this week to announce expanded justifications for going to war and to insist that the production of a new nuclear warhead would lead the way to a reduction in nuclear weapons.