Implosion Device


Name: Fat Man Implosion-type bomb
Type: Implosion-type nuclear bomb
Length: 3.3m
Diameter: 1.5m
Weight: 4670kg

"Nuclear Weapon Design", Federation of American Scientists, 21 October 1998,

"Final Bomb Design", U.S. Department of Energy - Office of History and Heritage Resources,




October 28, 2015

This page contains a interactive 3D missile model an Implosion-type device. Users can drag the model by pressing and holding their mouse’s scroll wheel. They can zoom in and out on the model by rolling their scroll wheel up and down, and can orbit the model by clicking and dragging their left mouse button.

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