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megimoo
09-28-2009, 03:11 AM
"India can now build nuclear weapons with the same destructive power as those in the arsenals of the world’s major nuclear powers,"

India needs to recalibrate a trifle .
"The W88 is a United States thermonuclear warhead, with an estimated yield of 475 kiloton (kt) x10 ."


India raises nuclear stakes (Claim: has nukes up to 200Kt & perhaps fusion bombs (thermonukes))

India can now build nuclear weapons with the same destructive power as those in the arsenals of the world’s major nuclear powers, according to New Delhi’s senior atomic officials.

They said India had built weapons with yields of up to 200 kilotons, which would be considered a “proper strategic deterrent” by the global community. A nuclear weapon above 50 kilotons is considered high yield. India’s enhanced capability gives it a considerable edge over Pakistan, its nuclear-armed arch-rival.

India’s declaration came as Iran launched war games on Sunday, testing short-range missiles, just days after announcing it had been building a second...

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d63f3a70-ab90-11de-9be4-00144feabdc0.html

Rockntractor
09-28-2009, 09:31 AM
Everybody is going to keep this shit up over there until we really do have a nuclear war. Than they will expect us to rebuild them!

stsinner
09-28-2009, 09:36 AM
What reason does India have for rattling its sabres right now?

Rockntractor
09-28-2009, 09:44 AM
What reason does India have for rattling its sabres right now?

A lot of countries who's names end in stan!