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Biggest US nuclear bomb dismantled in Texas — 1 of 10 in the past 7 months | guardian.co.uk

The B53’s disassembly ends the era of big megaton bombs, said Hans Kristensen, a spokesman for the Federation of American Scientists. The biggest nuclear bomb in the nation’s arsenal now is the 1.2-megaton B83, he said. The B53 was 9 megatons. Kristensen said the Obama administration should not boast too much about dismantling the B53 when its arsenal of active ...

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