neutron radiation weapon

neutron radiation weapon

[′nü‚trän ‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚wep·ən]
(ordnance)
A small nuclear weapon that has a yield of 1-2 kilotons, causes extensive blast and heat damage within a radius of 430-1160 feet (130-350 meters), and emits neutron and gamma radiation lethal within a radius of 0.6-1.2 miles (1-2 kilometers). Also known as neutron bomb.
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