Blackeagle (
Mon, 12 Jun 2000 01:09:15 MST

>-Z- wrote:
> > That being said, the Mk. 82 bears a striking resemblance in both size
> > and shape to the "Fat Man" bomb dropped on Nagasaki on 9 August 1945,
> > so it may have the same yield as well, which is approximately 20
> > kilotons.
>Ehhh... it's drawn to look like the bomb that scarred JAPAN, to shock the
>Japanese audience. Not to suggest technical details such as yield.
>20ktons could not have wipe out more than 1/3 of the Feddie fleet.

Yeah. Though I wonder why they went with the Fat Man design rather than the
more cylindrical Little Boy.

>Hmmm... unless... If you have a high enough density of GM's around, the
>nuke could detonate a few GM's reactors, which would in turn detonate a
>few more GM's further out, which would in turn detonate even more GM's
>furter outside of that, which would in turn...
>We can call the necessary density of GMs to propagate a chain reaction as
>the "Naval Review Threshold Density".


>Name: Core
>Patient ID: #1
>Condition: Critical

Chris Upchurch a.k.a. Blackeagle

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