atomic warhead


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Synonyms for atomic warhead

the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb

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Strategically, its acquisition of nuclear weaponry and the building of missiles with which to deliver atomic warheads is a survival strategy.
people of the United States and Western Europe, because if an atomic warhead goes off in Washington--say, in the current environment or anything like it--in the twenty-four hours that followed, a hundred million Muslims would die as US nuclear bombs rained down on every conceivable military target in a dozen Muslim countries.
Reports show Iran has advanced work on calculating the destructive power of an atomic warhead through a series of computer models.
The main target of the sanctions is Iran s uranium enrichment programme, which can produce either fuel for a nuclear reactor or the fissile material for an atomic warhead.
Despite fresh reports that IAEA o fficials have concluded that Iran has made significant progress with the design of an atomic warhead, ElBaradei said: "We have no concrete information that Iran has an ongoing weapons programme.
Iran has repeatedly insisted that its nuclear programme is for meeting civilian energy needs rather than producing an atomic warhead.
18 (ANI): Even as a secret IAEA report revealed that Iran is capable of making a nuclear bomb and is developing a missile system to carry an atomic warhead, Iranian officials have reiterated claims that the Islamic nation's nuclear program is intended for peaceful purposes.
The weapon is designed to carry a non-conventional weapon, such as an atomic warhead, according to a report that was published in the British Telegraph.
For in the wake of George Bush's assault on Iraq, the issues of nuclear power and atomic warhead production have become more thoroughly intertwined than ever.
Diplomats say reports from Israel, the US and at least two other Western countries within the past few years show Iran has advanced work on calculating the destructive power of an atomic warhead through a series of computer models.
Their main objection is to Iran s uranium enrichment programme, which can produce either fuel for a nuclear reactor or the fissile material for an atomic warhead.
Senior officials at the UN nuclear monitoring agency believe Tehran has the ability to make a nuclear bomb and worked on developing a missile system that can carry an atomic warhead, according to a confidential report seen by the Associated Press news agency.
Physicists estimate that producing the 25 kilogrammes or so of highly enriched or weapons-grade uranium to build an atomic warhead requires between 1,000 and 1,700 kilogrammes of low-enriched or reactor-grade uranium.
Iran has repeatedly rejected calls for it to halt uranium enrichment, a process used to develop fuel for a nuclear reactor, but which call also be used to produce an atomic warhead.
The West has repeatedly called on Iran to stop construction of the reactor, fearing it could be used as a second track toward building an atomic warhead.