What is the top speed of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile?
Basicaly from what i understand about ICBM's is that in a First strike situation ,it would take 30 minuets for the missles to travel from American Silos in the Midwest to Russian silos in the Urals, so calculate the distance and devide it by the time involved to travel the distance and you'll come up with the speed.BTW the same formulation works the same for a Soviet first strike.They said in the Cold war in the 1980's that the response for a pre-emptive strike would leave a only a few minuets difference in the launchung of our ICBM's before a Soviet pre-emptive strike detonated.Cheak out MAD [mutual assured distruction.]and no first use policy as well as ""escalation"".
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An anti-ballistic missile is a based missile system made to shoot down ballistic missiles. Usually ABM consists of a missile system guided by heat (more primitive), or by lase…r guided systems. When these missiles egnite, they send a cloud of cluster munitions in front of the target projectile in order to shread the warhead to peices.
A ballistic missile is a term that defines a missile's flight path. There are two types of flight paths as far as missiles are concerned: approach angle control and ballistic.… \n. \nA ballistic flight path describes a missile that is launched to a high altitude and adjusts itself to "fall" onto the target. That is how ballistic missiles are capable of such long attack distances. They fly high into the air and, depending how far the target is, either drop on top of it or simply glide to it.\n. \nApproach angle control describes a missile that reaches it's target under it's own power. Meaning, it's fuel is pushing the missile all the way until detonation. This differs from a ballistic flight path because, generally speaking, a ballistic missiles booster fuel is used up completely by the time it reaches it's apex of it's flight.\n. \nHope that answers your question..
Ballistic missiles can reach up to 5000km. Ballistic missiles can reach up to 5000km
if you say in Asia 1 china 2 Pakistan 3 India 4 japan 5 north Korea 6 south Korea 7 Iran
Lots and lots. ICBMs and IRBMs are both types, as well as a wide range of anti-ship missiles, land attack cruise missiles, and other more eccentric varieties.
Yes, although not in the same sense as, say, an air-to-air missile. They're programmed prior to launch. . Technically, a ballistic missile is, by definition, unguided, as …it follows a trajectory dictated by pure physics (hence, the name "ballistic"). However, the vast majority of modern ballistic missiles are equipped with a warhead which does have a guidance package. So, the ballistic missile is launched, and follows a predictable flightpath. At some point, the warhead deploys, and then, the warhead can steer itself onto target. In some cases, (such as nuclear ICBMs), the warhead is actual a subassembly (called a "bus") which contains multiple actual warheads, and the bus itself is guided. In other cases, the warhead is a single package with guidance and steering integrated into it. The key here is that the missile itself is unguided, and follows a standard path, while the warhead package may or may not contain guidance.
They ensure that we can attack a foreign target from a stationary position. There are countermeasures for them in most countries that would be considered a threat, but it's li…ke a game of chess and they are our pawns. Ballistic missiles can get to the target if aircraft or cruise missiles fist take out the defensive countermeasures so they remain a valued asset.
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The Polaris SLBM program started in 1956; the first successful launch from the USS George Washington (SSBN-598) was on July 20, 1960. Later in 1961 the Polaris A-2 SLBM entere…d active service in the Navy's submarine fleet.
Yes, some even go orbital before ejecting warheads.
You have to fly over the wall. you can do this by flying at an altitude of about 400ft or more.
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Yes, foreign ICBMs were perfectly capable of reaching the US, and US ICBMs were just as capable of reaching back.
The first ballistic missiles to be deployed was the German V2 rockets towards the end of WW2, in that they were fired from Germany and aimed at London and the surrounding area…. Happily, although nations subsequently developed the capability of deploying ballistic missiles to travel between continents with anything up to and including nuclear warheads, they have always managed to pull up short of actually doing so - and the general disarmament of 1990 onwards has reduced the threat. Of course, there are always rogue regimes (Iran and N Korea immediately spring to mind at the moment), who seek to develop such weaponry for their own ends, but none have so far actually deployed against their enemy.
An intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM ) is a ballistic missile with a range of more than 5,500 kilometres (3,400 mi) typically designed for nuclear weapons delivery (…delivering one or more nuclear warheads). Most modern designs support multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (MIRVs), allowing a single missile to carry several warheads, each of which can strike a different target.
It's a missile fired up into a high arc, and intended to be capableof reaching any point in the entire world.
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In the early 1920s serious work on ballistic missile prototypesbegan nearly simultaneously by Robert Goddard (US), Hermann Oberth(Germany), and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (USSR) b…ut their work waslargely ignored at the time. The first ballistic missile that got attention of military andgovernment people was the German V-2 introduced in 1943.