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Old August 11th, 2017 #12
Ray Allan
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Originally Posted by Jeffrey Smither View Post
The TU-95 can reach the West Coast, however to carry the Tsar Bomba the Fuselage fuel tanks were taken out so the Tu95 didn't have a very long range carrying it.
Tsar Bomba was originally planned to be a 100 megaton device, but the delivery aircraft could not have escaped the blast in time, so it was downgraded to 50mt, still the most powerful nuclear bomb ever detonated.
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