Monday, October 30, 2006

Casaba Howitzer, definitions

Casaba: A hypervelocity particle NDEW concept developed in the 1960.
Howitzer: An X-Ray laser NDEW concept examined in the 1960's.

See also

"Casaba and "nuclear howitzer" were names for weapon applications."

The plasma howitzer concept


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Putting it simply

"Casaba Howitzer" is a nuclear shaped charge, the warhead is encased in a Depleted Uranium shell with a hole at one end, the hole is filled with a channel filler which then interacts with a "propellant"

With this design ~90% of the nuclear initiation is directed at the target.

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