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US to announce new nuclear warhead

Discussion in 'Serious' started by Cthippo, 8 Jan 2007.

  1. ozer

    ozer What's a Dremel?

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    With all respects, you have obviously failed to read the full content of the link, this may help:

    In other words, there is at present a refurbishment program going on concerning the non-nuclear parts of the weapons. The Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW) program will be more concerned with th enuclear warhead itself.

    I may have got it wrong, but that is my understanding of the whole topic.
     
  2. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    But Spec commented on the fact that the weapons as a whole are growing old, and therefore need updating.
    He did not refer to the nuclear payload specifically, which is only a small part of the picture.

    as for the RRW programme, its aim is to:
    I think the concern about the degradation of Plutonium is only a small part of that.
     
  3. cpemma

    cpemma Ecky thump

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    Bigger and heavier?

    "Is that a missile down your trousers or are you just pleased to see me?" :naughty:
     

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