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Ground below Zero

Are bunker-busting nuclear warheads a viable option?
NUCLEAR BLAST for underground bunkers would be much smaller than this 1962 detonation of 104 kilotons at 195 meters deep, but critics say a similar



U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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