Smiling Buddha bomb (Pokhran-I) was the assigned code name of India's first successful nuclear bomb test on 18 May 1974. The bomb was detonated on the army base, Pokhran Test Range, in Rajasthan by the Indian Army under the supervision of several key army officials.

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Tier: 7-C

Name: Smiling Buddha, Pokhran-I

Origin: Real World

Age: 42 years old (Detonated on 18 May 1974)

Classification: Nuclear Bomb

Wielders: India

Powers and Abilities: Create a massive explosion of 8 kilotons of TNT and contaminate cities with plutonium

Attack Potency: Town level (Destroyed 8.15 km² with the thermal radiation and destroyed 6.77 km² with the air blast and released about 8 kT worth of TNT)

Speed: Unknown; free falling speed when dropped from mid-air

Durability: Unknown

Range: 8.15 km², or 1610.66m radius

Weaknesses: Cannot be used in close range


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