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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Warhead.
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  • Biological weapon [r]: Living organisms, or substances produced by living organisms, used as weapons to produce death or disease in human or agricultural populations [e]
  • Chemical weapon [r]: A weapon that cause death or disease by means of chemical interaction with the metabolism of the victim, as opposed to causing injury through blast, thermal, or other effects not on a molecular level [e]
  • Explosives [r]: Explosive agent; a compound or mixture susceptible of a rapid chemical reaction, as gunpowder, or nitroglycerin. [e]
  • Nuclear weapon [r]: A weapon that produces extremely powerful explosions from principles involving subatomic particle reactions, rather than the chemical reactions among atoms that power conventional explosives [e]
    • Fission device [r]: An assembly of components, not necessarily in a form usable as a weapon, which will produce a large energy release through nuclear fission [e]
    • Fusion device [r]: An explosive device, whether used as a weapon or for other purposes, which depends for most of its explosive power on the release of energy by combining atomic nuclei [e]

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  • Bomb [r]: Explosive device that typically rely on the exothermic chemical reaction of an explosive material to produce an extremely sudden and violent release of energy. [e]
  • Cannon [r]: Sizable crew-served weapons, which fire projectiles through a tube called a barrel. [e]
  • Counter-rocket, artillery and mortar [r]: Military equipment and techniques to detect unguided rockets, artillery shells, and mortar rounds in flight, warn friendly forces that are threatened, and, with new methods, intercept and destroy the projectiles before they can do damage [e]
  • Crew-served weapon [r]: A military weapon that, in practice, be operated by one person; when it has been made ready, an individual might be able to fire it, but not move it [e]
  • Cruise missile [r]: A guided missile that uses aerodynamic forces, as well as active jet or rocket propulsion, to stay airborne and to adjust its course. [e]
  • Euromissile HOT [r]: European wire-guided anti-tank missile for vehicles and helicopters, similar to the U.S. BGM-71 TOW [e]

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