Introduction to Physics of Warheads Against Ballistic Missiles - Fragmentation Warhead Principles - Premade Fragment Warheads - Kinetic Energy Rod Warheads - Direct Energy Warheads - Blast Warhead Concepts - Direct Hit Modeling with Missile Debris Considerations - Terminal Encounter Kinematics - Target Detection Mechanics Coupled with Designing Warheads - Vulnerability Modeling - Warhead Design with Endgame Codes - Warhead Evaluation Principles - Index
Richard Lloyd is current manager of the Warhead Lethality Group of the Raytheon Company Electronic Systems Division. He has extensive hands-on experience with advanced state-of-the-art interceptor missules, having served as principal investigator on such noteworthy missile projects as the Patriot PAC-3 and, more recently, the SM-2 Block IVA/P31 Warhead. A practicing engineer with more than 15 years experience, Mr. Lloyd holds three patents on warhead concepts as well as a B.S. in mechanical engineering, and a B.S. in agriculture engineering with a mathematics minor from Washington State University.