This interactive tool illustrates the devastating effects of a nuclear weapon detonation in selected U.S. cities. The size of the weapon and the
height at which it is detonated are the two main factors which affect the range of destruction. The size of the bomb can be chosen by selecting the
weapon's yield, as measured in kilotons (KT) or megatons (MT) of TNT equivalent. There is also the option of having the bomb delivered using an
automobile at ground level or using an aircraft flying at an altitude which produces the widest area of destruction.
The Java applet isn't going to hurt you. This isn't the only site using Java. Its interesting to see the width of the effect from a blast. I
would imagine that any nuclear detonation by terrorists would be less than 50 Kilotons. How else would they be able to hide something larger and keep
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