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