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The bomb would contain a nominal amount of conventional explosives and a quantity of stolen radiological material from an industrial source.
The bombs have the power of 1000lbs of conventional explosive and are light enough to be carried with ease.
This is a mix of conventional explosive and radioactive isotopes designed to spew nuclear material over a wide area and contaminate it.
Our people have a lot to offer companies needing conventional explosive technology and innovative mining, excavation, and tunneling technology.
Experts believe these could be spent fuel reactor rods which could be used to build a dirty bomb, a conventional explosive surrounded by layers of radioactive material.
Such missiles were targeted on Israel in the last Gulf war, bearing conventional explosive.
You'll need a strong-walled room (preferably a basement), some concrete, an iron drainpipe, some conventional explosive (a bag of fertiliser would do), a cheap alarm clock (for the timer) and enough fissile material to form what's called "a critical mass" (that's a scientific term, by the way, not a load of monks singing: "Kyrie eleison, bugger it, the organist is two bars late").
A dirty bomb is a conventional explosive packaged with radioactive material that scatters upon detonation.
The CoBRA(R) tools were used during a simulated bio-weapons attack as well as a dirty bomb explosion and a conventional explosive car bomb.
Contract notice: Detection of conventional explosives.
While only a handful of these incidents involved material that could be used to make a nuclear explosive device, a relatively small amount of radioactive material could be combined with conventional explosives to create a dirty bomb.
Although only a handful of these incidents involved material that could be used to make a nuclear explosive device, a relatively small amount of radioactive material could be combined with conventional explosives to create a dirty bomb.

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