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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.
Those teams would try to dispose of the stocks of chemical agent before they were poured into a warhead or artillery shell.Obama’s Plan B for Securing Assad’s Chemical Weapons|Eli Lake|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Many of my South Korean colleagues argue they can put a warhead on a missile and may have done so already,” Bennett says.
That about a kilo is at issue in Moldova makes talk of a warhead far off, but it is hardly harmless.
There was no reason to suppose that the warhead had been temperature-controlled during the pre-launch countdown.
He decided that the most likely event was that the warhead was hidden by one of the other fragments.
"Going to be close but we'll make it," Crag said, thinking of the warhead.
If Gotch's figures were right the warhead would strike in four minutes.
To a radar set on the ground near the target, each fragment was indistinguishable from the nose cone carrying the warhead.