The US has the most dangerous bomb at their disposal. It is believed that B61-12 nuclear bomb is the most lethal bomb that has ever existed.
This weapon is known for its accuracy and precision-guided trajectory. In addition to this, it I claimed that it can reduce the risk of collateral damage and potential widespread civilian casualties.
This new bomb has a yield of between 0.3 to 50 kiloton while somje sources even state that it has the yeald up to 340 kiloton. If compared to bombs used on on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the mount of explosive power in the B61-12 nuclear bomb is multiple times stronger.
General James Cartwright stated that he considers this weapon as highly usable since it has the ability to drive down the likelihood of fallout.
The US military will have the B61-12 bomb at their disposal by 2020. The bomb has successfully passed the confirmed the development and testing phase and now it the full scale production is expected.
The production of this bomb is just a part of the greater 30-year, $1trillion project undertaken by the US government to improve their nuclear arsenal.
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz stated that the purpose of such project is to ensure a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent, while reducing the size of the stockpile.
The B61-12 LEP will be used instead of the B83-1 which is the last megaton-class weapon in America’s nuclear arsenal.