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DUF6 Cylinder Weight Comparisons
A Ticonderoga-class cruiser is about equal in weight to 706 cylinders of depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6). It would take over 70 cruisers to weigh more than the Nation's inventory of DUF6! The Navy owns only 27 Ticonderoga-class cruisers.
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Glossary/Acronyms

Select a letter from the list below to view glossary terms, acronyms/abbreviations, chemicals, and units of measure.

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W Y
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ha
habitat
half-life
HAP
hazard index
hazard quotient
hazardous air pollutants
hazardous material
hazardous waste
HC
health risk conversion factors
heels
HF
high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter
highly enriched uranium (HEU)
HLW
Hydrocarbons (HC)
Hydrogen fluoride (HF)
hygroscopic