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The Claiming of 1998 Pokhran II nuclear tests successful, was that an absured and unsuccessful?????

Asked by AWASTHI, 28 Aug '09 12:50 am
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Chidambaram, who was the Chairman of the Department of Atomic Energy in 1998, said The claims are absurd !!!
Senior DRDO scientist, K. Santhanam said the thermonuclear or hydrogen bomb in May 1998 was of low yield and not the one that would meet the country's strategic objectives.
He worked directly under Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam when he was the scientific adviser to the then Defence Minister, told said the yield of thermonuclear explosions was actually much below expectations and the tests were perhaps more a fizzle rather than a big bang. !!!!
In nuclear parlance, a test is described as a fizzle when it fails to meet the desired yield. Santhanam said the yield for the thermonuclear test, or hydrogen bomb in popular usage, was much lower than what was claimed. Santhanam also said that given this fact, India should not rush into signing the CTBT.
He emphasized the need for India to conduct more tests to improve its nuclear weapon programme. The test was said to have yielded 45 kil ...more
Answered by DR DINESH SHARMA, 28 Aug '09 01:20 am

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It was successfull and it was a treat to us for their adament attitude towards our country and tehir insdulgence in pampering pakishthan
Answered by Dinesh C S, 28 Aug '09 07:49 am

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