# Which is bigger megaton or kiloton?

## Which is bigger megaton or kiloton?

words kiloton (1,000 tons) and megaton (1,000,000 tons) to describe their blast energy in equivalent weights of the conventional chemical explosive TNT. contrast, is frequently expressed in megatons, each unit of which equals the explosive force of 1,000,000 tons of TNT.

What is the equivalent of a megaton?

One megaton is equivalent to 4.18 x 1015 joules. In evaluating the destructive power of a weapons system, it is customary to use the concept of equivalent megatons (EMT). Equivalent megatonnage is defined as the actual megatonnage raised to the two-thirds power: EMT = Y2/3 where Y is in megatons.

### How many tons is a kiloton?

Kiloton (metric) to Ton (metric) Conversion Table

Kiloton (metric) [kt] Ton (metric) [t]
1 kt 1000 t
2 kt 2000 t
3 kt 3000 t
5 kt 5000 t

What is 50 megatons in tons?

Megaton to Ton (explosives) Conversion Table

Megaton [Mton] Ton (explosives)
20 Mton 20000000 ton (explosives)
50 Mton 50000000 ton (explosives)
100 Mton 100000000 ton (explosives)
1000 Mton 1000000000 ton (explosives)

#### How much is a megaton in horsepower?

Megaton to Horsepower Hour Conversion Table

Megaton [Mton] Horsepower Hour [hp*h]
1 Mton 1558565673.4888 hp*h
2 Mton 3117131346.9777 hp*h
3 Mton 4675697020.4665 hp*h
5 Mton 7792828367.4442 hp*h

What is a megaton equal to?

Definition of megaton : an explosive force equivalent to that of one million tons of TNT : an explosive force that is equal to one million tons of TNT

## How many tons are there in a kiloton?

1 Kilotonne or metric kiloton (unit of mass) is equal to 1000 metric tons. A metric ton is exactly 1000 kilograms (SI base unit) making a kilotonne equal to 1000000 kilograms. 1 kt = 1000000 kg.

How many kilotons in an ICBM?

The U.S. Minuteman 3 ICBM is a three-stage booster. The payload is a single W62 nuclear warhead with a yield of 170 kilotons. The booster places the warhead on a suborbital trajectory.

### How much kilotons are in TNT?

Use this page to learn how to convert between tons and kilotons. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units! ›› Quick conversion chart of ton to kiloton. 1 ton to kiloton = 0.001 kiloton. 10 ton to kiloton = 0.01 kiloton. 50 ton to kiloton = 0.05 kiloton. 100 ton to kiloton = 0.1 kiloton. 200 ton to kiloton = 0.2 kiloton