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Is an accident with a nuclear warhead very low risk?
What could the isolated detonation of the most powerful bomb in existence do to the world?
- KennyBLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
Look into "nuclear testing" - 'we' used to explode bombs in our atmosphere, Lots of localized destruction. As for the impact on the world as a whole - an increase in background radiation is about it.
As for your question - the risk of accidental explosion is very low.
Both the Russians and the Americans have lost bombs (6 reported by the US as "unrecovered", at least 2 by Russia)