Have we invented any defence systems against nukes?




 
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August 30th, 2004  
Aaron
 

Topic: Have we invented any defence systems against nukes?


Have we invented any defence systems against nukes and if so what are they
August 30th, 2004  
Jason Bourne
 
I don't know if it has been made yet, but i saw something on the discovery channel about this plane they send up to the nuke while it is in the air, and it shoots some type of laser into it and disarms the nuke making it harmless.

Again i don't remember if it was just a theory from the USAF or if they actually have a prototype
August 30th, 2004  
Aaron
 
k yeah i thought we had some kind of satelite which did something similar but i just wanna hear if there are actuall ones which people are sure we have or other prototypes
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August 30th, 2004  
Jason Bourne
 
I'm not 100% sure, i'm just saying that i've seen computer simulations of it
August 30th, 2004  
Aaron
 
yeah i know what i meant
August 30th, 2004  
MIA
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aaron
k yeah i thought we had some kind of satelite which did something similar but i just wanna hear if there are actuall ones which people are sure we have or other prototypes
i heard of the stelite aswell
August 30th, 2004  
godofthunder9010
 
 
The satelite ICBM destroying concept was nicknamed Star Wars. Dunno how far we went with it. I know that the USA has been working on lots of concepts for missile defense systems. I wonder if there is a working prototype though.
August 30th, 2004  
Mark Conley
 
 
yes there are two workable defensive systems against nukes...

one is a pre-deployment consignment of the weapons fabrication and possible fuel source facilities to the scrap heap. The israelis have had 100 percent success rate in employing this measure.

the other is the US money for weapons program. for a certain amount of money, the US will buy your old nuclear weapons and turn them into scrap. each weapon bought is 100 percent reduced from your opponents inventory.

other than that, there is no other nuclear defense that is 100 percent reliable. its not the nuke that is dangerous...its the delivery systems.

as long as your opponent chooses to deliver the nuke to you in a well reconized package, you have a chance of getting it. say like on a ballistic missile with a good reconizable thermal bloom at launch, and a reconisable launch container you can hit with a laser, a kinetic kill weapon, or an explosive before it delivers the payload. its when the delivery system changes to a non reconizable or familar form ( a car, a bus, a ship, a plane, or a human being with a backpack are some examples) is when all the sophistication and instrumentation in the world will not stop it.

Maybe with the implacement of good ole neutron detectors will will finally be able to screen for them...but for now its a very difficult task.

sorry to be so pestimistic...but...reality doth bite
August 30th, 2004  
Uncle_Sam
 
 
The almighty ABL!



Basically it's Boing 747-400F, Just with added laser....
And it flies, and shoots down! And it's not a simulation.





This is the basic scheme....

August 30th, 2004  
Jason Bourne
 
THAT'S IT, THAT'S IT UNCLE SAM, that is what i was talking about, i knew i saw it before