FatMan- Mark IV

The China Lake Museum is home to FatMan Mark IV it is an Atomic Bomb Body like the bomb used in the Hiroshima bombing.

Stats

Width (in.): 60

Length (in.): 128

Weight (lb.): 10,800 to 10,900

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What to understand Truman’s rational for dropping the bomb? Read more here.

Want to read about China Lake’s Involvement in the Manhattan Project, buy this book by Jack Latimer, China Lake Museum Historian