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Nuclear casualty data summary
Donald L. Summers
|Statement||Donald L. Summers.|
|Contributions||United States. Defense Nuclear Agency., Dikewood Corporation (Albuquerque, N.M.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||126 p. :|
|Number of Pages||126|
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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 by: 7.
The United Kingdom was the third country (after the United States and the Soviet Union) to develop and test nuclear weapons, and is one of the five nuclear-weapon states under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
The UK initiated a nuclear weapons programme, codenamed Tube Alloys, during the Second World the Quebec Conference in August First fusion weapon test: 15 May Chernobyl disaster, accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in the Soviet Union inthe worst disaster in nuclear power generation history.
Between 2 and 50 people were killed in the initial explosions, and dozens more contracted serious radiation sickness, some of. Defense Nuclear Agency: Nuclear casualty data summary / (Washington, D.C.: Defense Nuclear Agency, ), also by Donald L.
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Note: Casualty figures include fatalities from effects other than ionizing radiation in several cases (for some reactor accidents and the combat nuclear weapon uses).
Nuclear weapon tests are only listed if acute radiation casualties resulted; an additional 4 nuclear tests resulted in casualties from thermal flash or blast only (total of 3.
In summary, estimates of casualties are based on combined modeling of the source, transport, and health consequences of nuclear weapons effects.
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