David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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This is a better clearer version on Youtube
Old video has been around forever.
Terminal velocity looks slower than I would have expected. It seems these warheads would be vulnerable to an anti-missile system. Of course, it depends on the viewing distance.
I was thinking the same thing. It also seems weird that the reentry vehicles appeared to split up fairly close to the ground.