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Wednesday, February 15, 2006

 

50 Facts About U.S. Nuclear Weapons

`6. Total number and types of nuclear warheads and bombs built, 1945-1990: more than 70,000/65 types [..]

8. Number of nuclear warheads requested by the Army in 1956 and 1957: 151,000 [..]

13. Fissile material produced: 104 metric tons of plutonium and 994 metric tons of highly-enriched
uranium [..]

41. Volume in cubic meters of radioactive waste resulting from weapons activities: 104,000,000 [..]’




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