Re: Groveling over US nuke inventory, need life, was Re: ELIEZER(thanks!) on the ethics of using weapons of mass destruction...

From: John Clark (
Date: Sun Nov 25 2001 - 01:03:49 MST

> Actually the gun design was never used again on any bomb,
> it's just too crude and inefficient and won't work at all with plutonium.

Michael M. Butler <>

> Obligatory oversharing time--FAS website disagrees

I stand corrected. Now that I come to think of it an artillery shell probably would
be too narrow for a implosion design, of course nobody has nuclear cannons
anymore but at least one was tested in the 50's.

   John K Clark

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