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Re: Interview with Alain Charmeau (CEO of Ariane Group)
« Reply #240 on: 05/30/2018 01:56 PM »

1.  I think most people would agree that you can substantially raise the throw weight if the missile launch vehicle does not have to make orbit.

2. If anything that weakens the case that LV's are somehow fundamentally different from ICBMs.

3.  Now its just the GNC programming standing between a LV contract and a viable (albeit one off) ICBM launch.


You still have no argument and it is just bias opinion.

1.  Who cares, the same thing applies to all modes of transportation.  The less farther they have to go, the more payload they can carry for a given fuel load. 

2. No, it doesn't.  All ICBM's are just launch vehicles with a warhead.  Not all launch vehicles are ICBM's.    Just like all bombers are aircraft  but not all aircraft are bombers.

3.  No, it takes a warhead.  And actually, for other transportation modes, it takes no change in "GNC" to convert them into weapons.

« Last Edit: 05/30/2018 01:59 PM by Jim »

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Re: Interview with Alain Charmeau (CEO of Ariane Group)
« Reply #241 on: 05/30/2018 02:18 PM »
This thread is boringly off topic and dead now. Locked.

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