10 + 2 Mais poderosos testes nucleares

10 + 2 Most Powerful Nuclear Tests
The following list contains all known nuclear tests conducted with a yield of 10 Mt TNT equivalent and more.
Note: Follow by Name or Number  the bomb.

1. Tsar Bomba, Test #130 - Soviet Union
File:Tsar photo11.jpg
The Tsar Bomba mushroom cloud seen from a distance of 160 km (99 miles). The crown of the cloud is 56 km (35 miles) high at the time of the picture.
Yield (megatons): 50
Date (GMT): October 30, 1961
Deployment: parachute air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya
File:Tsar Bomba Revised.jpg
The "Tsar Bomba" replica in Sarov Atomic Bomb museum.

2. Test #219 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 24.2
Date (GMT): December 24, 1962
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

3. Test #147 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 21.1
Date (GMT): August 5, 1962
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

4. Test #174 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 20.0
Date (GMT): September 27, 1962
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

5. Test #173 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 19.1
Date (GMT): September 25, 1962
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

6. Castle Bravo - USA
File:Castle Bravo Blast.jpg
Castle Bravo mushroom cloud.
Yield (megatons): 15
Date (GMT): February 28, 1954
Deployment: ground
Test Site: Bikini Atoll

7. Castle Yankee - USA
File:Operation Castle - Yankee.jpg
Castle Yankee mushroom cloud.
Yield (megatons): 13.5
Date (GMT): May 4, 1954
Deployment: barge
Test Site: Bikini Atoll

8. Test #123 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 12.5
Date (GMT): October 23, 1961
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

9. Castle Romeo - USA

Castle Romeo mushroom cloud.
Yield (megatons): 11.0
Date (GMT): March 26, 1954
Deployment: barge
Test Site: Bikini Atoll

10. Ivy Mike - USA
File:"Ivy Mike" atmospheric nuclear test - November 1952 - Flickr - The Official CTBTO Photostream.jpg
The mushroom cloud from the Mike shot.
Yield (megatons): 10.4
Date (GMT): October 31, 1952
Deployment: ground
Test Site: Eniwetok

11. Test #158 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 10.0
Date (GMT): August 25, 1962
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

12. Test #168 - Soviet Union
Yield (megatons): 10.0
Date (GMT): September 19, 1962
Deployment: air drop
Test Site: Novaya Zemlya

Source: wikipedia.org

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