Japan | Could Tokyo ever go critical and make nuclear weapons?

Could Tokyo ever go critical and make nuclear weapons?

Report says Japan has enough plutonium to make up to 6,000 nuclear weapons and has the technical ability and economic capacity to manufacture them

August 6, 2018 4:34 PM (UTC+8)
Boats carrying bonfires float along the Motoyasu-gawa River in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome in honor of the souls of those lost in the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The ceremony took place on Aug. 5, 2018, the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the bombing. Photo: The Yomiuri Shimbun
Boats carrying bonfires float along the Motoyasu-gawa River in front of the Atomic Bomb Dome in honor of the souls of those lost in the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The ceremony took place on Aug. 5, 2018, the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the bombing. Photo: The Yomiuri Shimbun
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