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  1. an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission or a combination of fission and fusion

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  2. Both reactions release vast quantities of energy from relatively small amounts of matter; a modern thermonuclear weapon weighing little more than a thousand kilograms can produce an explosion comparable to the detonation of more than a billion kilogr

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  3. Even small nuclear devices with yields equivalent to only a few thousand tons of TNT can devastate a city

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  4. are considered weapons of mass destruction, and their use and control has been a major aspect of international policy since their debut

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  5. In the history of warfare, only two nuclear weapons have been detonated offensively; both by the United States of America during the closing days of World War II

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