Most Powerful US Nuclear Bomb Dismantled – Forever

Most Powerful US Nuclear Bomb Dismantled – Forever

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Nuclear bomb B53The last of the nation’s most powerful nuclear bombs has been taken apart in Texas.

Technicians removed the uranium Tuesday from the last of the nation’s largest nuclear bombs, a Cold War relic known as the B53.

The bomb put into service in 1962 was 600 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.

(READ the AP story in MSNBC)

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