Unconventional uranium resources in Egypt contain 35-100 kilotons
in phosphate rocks (Red Book 2014).
The yield is too big," Albright said, noting that North Korea's first tests of a nuclear weapon were only a few kilotons
One was of very low yield, less than a kiloton
and did not matter for the estimation of the yield.
According to the government, 25 kilotons
of greenhouse gas emissions is equivalent to annual emissions produced by more than 6,200 cars, while 100 terajoules is akin to the annual energy use of around 1,900 households.
area from a 550 kiloton
detonation downtown: in addition to overall damage and casualties, the loss of 57 percent of hospital beds within 20 miles, and loss of 62 percent of healthcare workers.
North Korea's recent test blast was only 1 kiloton
, but further development could lead to stronger weapons.
In 1994, the US Congress approved a ban on research and development of nuclear weapons smaller than five kilotons
(equivalent to the explosion of 5000 tons of TNT).
of TNT, was almost four times larger than predicted.
at the Kraton polymers plant in Berre, France, by mid-2003.
The CSS-5 is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead with an explosive yield of up to 300 kilotons
, or the equivalent of 300,000 tons of TNT.
Let me begin by pointing out that I said "five kilotons
The scientists planned to enhance it later on, striving for a design that would yield at least 10 kilotons
of explosive force.