Accession Number : ADA114080

Title :   Shots WASP through HORNET. The First Five TEAPOT Tests, 18 February-12 March 1955.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JRB ASSOCIATES INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Maag,Carl ; Ponton,Jean ; Wilkinson,Martha ; Rohrer,Steve

PDF Url : ADA114080

Report Date : 26 Nov 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 188

Abstract : This report describes the activities of DOD personnel, both military and civilian, in Shots WASP, MOTH, TURK, and HORNET, the first five events of the TEAPOT atmospheric nuclear weapons test series. The tests were conducted from February 18 to March 12, 1955 and involved participants from Exercise Desert Rock VI, AFSWP, AFSWC, AEC nuclear weapons development laboratory test groups, and the Civil Effects Test Group. This volume also describes the radiological safety activities undertaken at each of these five shots.

Descriptors :   *Nuclear explosion testing, Nuclear explosions, Decontamination, Ionizing radiation, Military forces(United States), Nuclear radiation, Protection, Radiation effects, Nevada, Airburst, Surface burst, Exposure(Physiology), Military personnel, Radiobiology, Safety

Subject Categories : Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE