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Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons

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This Top 10 List will provide the most dangerous nuclear weapons in the world. Most of the developed country makes nuclear weapons. The nuclear weapons are very powerful and a least powerful nuclear weapon is enough to smash a city. We have included only those nuclear weapons in this list which are already been used. Now here is the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

1. Tsar Bomba: This nuclear weapon is one of the most powerful nuclear weapons ever made. It was detonated and developed by Soviet Union in 1961. It was 1400 times powerful than Little Boy and Fat Man combined. It detonation took place on October 30, 1961. Its blast yield was 50 mega ton. It mushroom cloud was 64 km high and could be seen from 1000 km. This bomb is in the first position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

2. B-41 or Bassoon: This nuclear weapon is in the second position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons. It was with a blast yield of 25 mega ton. It was made and tested by United States in 1960. In two years 500 of this bomb was made. The US claimed that its blast can yield up to 35 mega ton.

3. B-53: It is one of the destructive and efficient nuclear weapons. It was with the blast yield of 9 mega ton. Parachute drop mechanism was used for this bomb. 5 parachutes were used. It was intended to be a bunker buster. Total of 340 of this bomb were made. This nuclear weapon is in the third position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

4. Castle Bravo: This nuclear weapon is in the third position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons. It was mainly a nuclear hydrogen bomb. It was detonated at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands in 1954. It was with 15 mega tons of blast yields. It had a fireball with the diameter of 7 miles and the mushroom cloud was 14 kilometer.

5. Mk-36: It was the updated version of MK-21. It is much more dangerous and efficient than the predecessor. 920 of these bombs were produced. It was used for five years. In the year 1962, these bombs were retired. This nuclear weapon is in the fifth position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

6. Mk-21: This bomb is the first nuclear gravity bomb of United State. 275 of these bombs were made. Mk-21 was with the blast yield of 4 mega ton. Later they converted this bomb to a nuclear weapon which is Mark-36. This nuclear weapon is in the sixth position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

7. Ivy Mike: This nuclear bomb is in the seventh position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons. Ivy Mike is the first Hydrogen Bomb test of United States. It was tested in 1952. This bomb was with the blast yield of 10.4-12 mega ton. Its fireball was 3.25 miles and the mushroom cloud was 33km.

8. Hurricane: This test was conducted in 1952. Its code name was Operation Hurricane. It was similar to Fat Man although the design was modified. Its blast yield was increased to 25 kilo tons. It was again updated to Trident missiles. It was Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile. This nuclear weapon is in the eighth position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

9. Fat Man: It is that notorious bomb which was dropped on Nagasaki. It happened on 9th August 1945. It was the second nuclear that has used in any war. It was 10 times powerful than the Little Boy which was dropped on Hiroshima. Fat Man’s blast yield was 12-22 kilo tons. This nuclear weapon is in the ninth position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons.

10. Little Boy: This nuclear weapon is in the last position in the Top 10 List of Nuclear Weapons. It was used by United States against Japan in Hiroshima. It blast yield was 20 kilo tons. At least 194,566,000 people were killed by Little Boy. For both Fat Boy and Little Boy the B-29 bomber of USA Air Force was used.

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