NPT Nuclear Weapon States (China, France, Russ...
NPT Nuclear Weapon States (China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, US)  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

These images show how important worldwide Arms Control is, especially by today’s standards.  The nuclear-weapon states (NWS) are the five states—China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, and the United States—officially recognized as possessing nuclear weapons by the NPT.  (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty)

This recorded blast occurred in Bikini Baker in 1946 and was more devastating than anyone had predicted it would be. Truman cancelled further nuclear testing as a result of the surprise destruction and damage from this initial test.

 These images are gif, click on the first one to view them in motion.

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