U.S. Dismantles Last of Most Powerful Nuclear Bombs

October 25, 2011 Updated Oct 25, 2011 at 4:18 PM EDT

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U.S. Dismantles Last of Most Powerful Nuclear Bombs

October 25, 2011 Updated Oct 25, 2011 at 4:18 PM EDT

According to a story in the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram, the U.S. on Tuesday dismantled the last of the most powerful nuclear bombs in its arsenal.

According to the Star-Telegram report, the final B53 bomb -- which weighs 10,000 pounds and is about the size of a minivan -- was dismantled at a Texas facility.

Read the Star-Telegram story HERE.