Owner: Chinese Government
This small-scale atomic bomb, its intended use was to be detonated
inside the vault at Fort Knox. The bomb was build and supplied
to Goldfinger by the Red Chinese Government national Mr Ling.
The atomic bomb was placed in the main vault of Fort Knox, and
was set on timer to detonate, thus rendering all the gold radioactive
for 58 years, putting the world economy in disaster. As time was
running out and Bond was trapped in the vault, without skills
to defuse it, however, all was fine when an army official arrived
at the last minute to defuse the bomb, stopping it at an ironic
The atomic bomb was housed in a steel case about 6 foot long,
by 3 foot high, the timing device was built into the case, which
was on top of a wheeled trolley. The core of the weapon was a
combination of cobalt and iodine, which enabled the device to
initiate a small scale nuclear explosion.