Ben, Uranium is not useful for a 'dirty bomb' - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 12.02.10 | 01:22 (IST)

    "is 20% good enough for a dirty bomb?" - ben No. Even 100% enriched Uranium is useful in a 'dirty bomb.' Uranium is not very radioactive and it is not extremely toxic. Spent reactor fuel is what would be needed, and Iran has plenty of that from the TRR. If Iran wants a dirty bomb it can make it tomorrow. p.s. The 'Dirty Bomb' is vastly over rated. The US tried an experiment and found it useless. The Russians actually developed two 'dirty' missile warheads 'Geranium' and 'Generator' during the 1950s. They were not deployed.

    from the article: Iran atomic chief: Tehran to initiate 2 new nuclear sites this year
    First published 02:52 11.02.10 | Last updated 21:06 11.02.10
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