File:W48 155-millimeter nuclear shell.jpg

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English: US Govt scientists with a full-scale cut-away model of the W48 155-millimeter nuclear artillery shell', a very small tactical nuclear weapon with an explosive yield equivalent to 72 tons of TNT (0.072 kiloton). Around a thousand of these shells were produced during the Cold War.
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Author US-Department of Energy

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current02:36, 14 April 2006Thumbnail for version as of 02:36, 14 April 2006425 × 335 (34 KB)Fastfission~commonswiki (talk | contribs)U.S. weapons designers examine a mock-up of a W48 nuclear artillery shell. Around a thousand of these shells were produced during the Cold War. ==License== *Immediate source: [http://www.brook.edu/FP/projects/nucwcost/155mm.htm Brookings Institution] *Ul
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