The nuclear arsenal of the Soviet Union

The first Soviet atomic bomb - "RDS-1»










Nuclear charge was first tested 29 August 1949 at the Semipalatinsk test site. Power charge up to 20 kilotons of TNT.
Museum VNIIEF Sarov.

The first serial tactical nuclear bomb - "RDS-4»









Tested in 1953 at the Semipalatinsk test site. Power charge up to 30 kilotons of TNT. In service from 1954 to 1956
Museum VNIIEF Sarov.

The world's first hydrogen bomb - "RDS-6s»







Test charge held August 12, 1953 at the Semipalatinsk test site. Power charge up to 400 kilotons of TNT.
Museum VNIIEF Sarov.

First nuclear warhead for tactical missiles





Power charge up to 10 kilotons of TNT. Flight range of up to 32 km. In service from 1960 to 1967

Thermonuclear warhead for the first intercontinental ballistic missile





Power Charge 2 megatons of TNT. Flight range of up to 12 000 km. In service from 1970 to 1979
Museum VNIIEF Sarov.

The first thermonuclear warhead for intercontinental ballistic missile





Power charge up to 3 megatons of TNT. Flight range up to 8500 km. In service from 1960 to 1966
Museum VNIIEF Sarov.

The most powerful in the world of experimental bomb - "A602EN»







Tested October 30, 1961 at the site "A New Earth". The estimated capacity of more than 100 megatons of TNT. Tested at half power.
Museum VNIIEF Sarov.

Thermonuclear bomb.





The bomb was intended for full-scale testing of nuclear warheads high power (20-50 megatons) .Bomba tested at half power December 24, 1962 at the site "A New Earth".

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