This project was completed in August 1998 and resulted in the book Atomic Audit:
The Costs and Consequences of U.S. Nuclear Weapons Since 1940
, edited by Stephen I. Schwartz. These project pages
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Workers at Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas, begin disassembling a B61 gravity bomb by separating it into its major subcomponents (the weapon has a total of 5,919 parts). The bomb's warhead is in the section directly behind the nose.
Credit: Department of Energy