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SCENE OF INDIA'S FIRST NUCLEAR EXPLOSION AT POKHARAN IN RAJASTHAN

India’s Nuclear Weapons: The Smiling Buddha Blast and Canada’s CANDU Snafu

In 1956 Canada provided India with a 40 megawatt “Canadian-Indian Reactor, U.S.” (CIRUS) research reactor near Mumbai. The United States supplied the heavy water necessary to control nuclear fission. In…