8 thoughts on “ Nuclear Winter - Various - Warhead Compilation Part II (CDr) ”

  1. Apr 15,  · But the most important part of the warhead -- its explosive radioactive core -- naturally decays over time and has not been replaced. The warheads will .
  2. The nuclear weapon used on Hiroshima, however, had a yield of only 15 kilotons (kt) (Loewe and Mendelsohn, )—much less than most warheads in the current strategic arsenals of the superpowers. Therefore, casualty models must contain rules for extrapolating the number of casualties at Hiroshima to those caused by explosions of higher yields.
  3. Aug 30,  · A Nuclear Winter Could Last Years After an All-Out War Between Russia and the US By Isobel Whitcomb - Live Science Contributor 30 August An all-out nuclear .
  4. The warhead (i.e. the nuclear package) of a free-fall bomb always retained its W designation, using the same number as the bomb itself. E.g. the nuclear components of the MK bomb were known as W (in the strictest sense, the MK nomenclature applied only to the non-nuclear bomb components).
  5. 1. ↑ Lawrence Badash, A Nuclear Winter’s Tale: Science and Politics in the s (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, ). 2. ↑ O.B. Toon, R.P. Turco, A. Robock, C. Bardeen, L. Oman and G. L. Stenchikov, “Atmospheric Effects and Societal Consequences of Regional Scale Nuclear Conflicts and Acts of Individual Nuclear Terrorism,” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 7 (19 April ); Alan.
  6. RECOVERY FROM NUCLEAR ATTACK ECOLOGICAL EFFECTS There is still considerable uncertainty concerning the ecological consequences of nuclear war. Various ecological catastrophes have been postulated to follow a nuclear war, such as wildland fires, erosion, flooding, pest outbreaks, epidemic diseases, and the like.
  7. Jun 04,  · It’s variable. Most of them are pretty good-sized, at least the size of most conventional bombs, because they have to be robust enough to withstand transportation and being dropped from a plane, or even survive re-entry at the tip of a ballistic m.

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