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Operation UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE, 1953

Operation UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE, 1953

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Published by The Agency, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons -- Testing,
  • Atomic bomb -- Nevada -- Testing,
  • Radioactive fallout -- Nevada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the Defense Nuclear Agency as executive agency for the Department of Defense
    ContributionsUnited States. Defense Nuclear Agency, JRB Associates
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17960892M

    the UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE Series volume. This volume is divided into four chapters: an introduction, two chapters on DOD activities, and a final chapter on radiationFile Size: 2MB. Atomic Bomb Test Sequence, Operation Upshot-Knothole, Nevada Proving Ground, #4 Ma gelatin silver print image: × 13 cm (4 7/16 × 5 1/8 in.) .

    Operation UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE, the ninth series of atmospheric nuclear tests, was conducted by the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) at the Nevada Proving Ground (NPG) from Ma , to June 4, The series consisted of 11 nuclear tests. One detonation was an atomic artillery. Operation Upshot–Knothole was a series of eleven nuclear test shots conducted in at the Nevada Test followed preceded Operation 21, soldiers took part in the ground exercise Desert Rock V in conjunction with the Grable shot. Grable was a mm AFAP shell fired from the "Atomic Cannon" and was viewed by a number of high-ranking military officials; the test series.

    Operation Upshot-Knothole was a series of eleven nuclear test shots conducted in at the Nevada Test Site. It followed Operation Ivy and preceded Operation Castle. O soldiers took part in the ground exercise Desert Rock V in conjunction with the Grable shot. [1]Device type: Fission. Download this stock image: Operation Upshot-Knothole GRABLE, - HRP1YR from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.


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Operation Doorstep was a Civil Defense test from in which blast and thermal effects were evaluated on mannequins, automobiles, and wooden frame houses.

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