If China wanted to drop a nuke in LA, how would they do it?

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Lifer
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Originally posted by: andylawcc
hide it in Walmart's shipment.
Haha.

Maybe they'll hide it in Target's shipment instead.

:beer:

<dodges rotten eggs>
 

jEct2

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Originally posted by: Salvatore
Today's fighter RADAR cannot pick up missles? How does that work, if they can pick up other fighters?
What kind of radar can sweep the whole coast of LA? That must be HUGE!

 

Omegachi

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haha... that would be funny if this is some guy from the CIA trying find answer to one of his assignments.
 

91TTZ

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Originally posted by: jEct2
Leave your P&N stuff out the door, this is for sheer technical curiousity only.

How do they deploy nukes overseas?
Bring a plane and drop it or shoot a rocket containing the nuke?
What kind of rocket can travel for 20+ hours across the pacific sea?

How would US intercept it? What are some REAL detection barriers we have that is operating online?

Who would really notice if a small plane was to enter the LA bay?

They'd use an ICBM. And it wouldn't take 20 hours, it would take 20 minutes.
 

Gibsons

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Originally posted by: jEct2
Originally posted by: Salvatore
Today's fighter RADAR cannot pick up missles? How does that work, if they can pick up other fighters?
What kind of radar can sweep the whole coast of LA? That must be HUGE!
An F-15's radar has a range of over 100 miles.
 

91TTZ

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Originally posted by: Jumpem
Some of the upcoming US fighters have radar that can track incoming missiles, and then they can be intercepted.

One of the new radars in particular puts out enough energy that it can cook the missiles electronics and cause it to go off course.

The missiles are going WAYYYY too fast. They'd detect it, yeah, but they couldn't do anything about it. The warhead is going about 15,000 mph.
 

TGS

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Lets all discuss the current missile defense system, and how we've never had a successful test.

If someone shoots a nuke at us, the best we can do is nuke the originating country to the ground.
 

m2kewl

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Bush Jr missile defense is BS, that ain't never gonna work. it's proven it can't hit jack sh|t, another sign the american public is too unedumacated to realize.

i just hope they can perfect the Airbourne Laser system, or nuclear powered Laser satellite.
 

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