|Mark 14 nuclear bomb|
|Type||Thermonuclear gravity bomb|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Produced||Feb-Oct 1954 |
|Mass||28,950–31,000 lb (13,130–14,060 kg)|
|Length||222 in (5.6 m)|
|Diameter||61.4 in (156 cm)|
|Blast yield||5–7 megatonnes of TNT (21–29 PJ) (deployed Mk-14)|
6.9 megatonnes of TNT (29 PJ) (Castle Union test device)
The Mark 14 nuclear bomb was a 1950s
Sloikain the Soviet Union.
The fusion fuel used by the bomb was 95% enriched Lithium
nuclear fusion reactions as isotope 6. The Mk-14 bomb had a diameter of 61.4 inches (1.56 m) and a length of 222 inches (5.64 m). They weighed between 28,950 and 31,000 pounds (13,100 and 14,100 kg), and used a 64 feet (20 m) parachute.
By 1956, the components of all five of the produced Mk-14 bombs had been recycled into Mark 17s.