An Implosion System Is NOT Used In Uranium Weapons - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Binyamin in Orangeburg
    • 05.11.11 | 05:54 (IST)

    Here is the give-away that this story is false: "Iran is secretly developing components of a nuclear arms program - among them an implosion-type warhead that it wants to mount on a ballistic missile." As any butt-head who has five minutes of familiarity with weapons physics knows, a uranium-235 weapon uses gun assembly, not implosion, to achieve criticality. The Iranians have no plutonium production capability and therefore don't need implosion technology.

    from the article: UN report to reveal evidence of Iran's nuclear weapons program
    First published 00:49 05.11.11 | Last updated 00:49 05.11.11
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