Accession Number : AD0779532

Title :   Technical Director's Summary Report.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER NUCLEAR CRATERING GROUP LIVERMORE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Hughes,B. C. ; Benfer,R. H. ; Day,W. C. ; Larner,K. L. ; Heusinkveld,M.

Report Date : DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : Project PreSchooner 2 was a chemical explosive, single-charge cratering experiment conducted by the U.S. Army Engineer Nuclear Cratering Group (NCG) as a correlation detonation for the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) proposed Plowshare Schooner 100-kt nuclear cratering experiment. PreSchooner 2 was executed as a part of the joint AEC-Corps of Engineers nuclear excavation research program. The purpose of the report is to discuss the objectives, scope, and preliminary results of PreSchooner 2. Final reports, as listed in the appendix, will be prepared for each PreSchooner 2 Technical Program. These final reports will provide a complete coverage of the objectives, experimental methods, results obtained, conclusions reached, and recommendations for future work, as appropriate, for each technical program.

Descriptors :   *Cratering, Site selection, Basalt, Sedimentary rock, Aerial photography, Clouds, Data processing

Subject Categories : Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE