> That's quite a good idea. What exactly are the effects of this on the
> warhead? Would it simply cause premature fission in the materials, or would
> it be similar to the effects of a successful detonation.. Setting off 1000+
> warheads in midair probably wouldn't be very healthy for our ecosystem..
Its not in mid-air, but high in the ionosphere or in space. There would likely
still be some dust fallout, but concentrations would not reach anywhere near
what europe saw from Chernobyl.
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