Accession Number : ADA118683
Title : Shots DIABLO to FRANKLIN PRIME, The Mid-Series Tests of the PLUMBBOB Series, 15 July - 30 August 1957.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : JRB ASSOCIATES INC MCLEAN VA
Personal Author(s) : Maag,Carl ; Ponton,Jean
PDF Url : ADA118683
Report Date : 29 Sep 1981
Pagination or Media Count : 202
Abstract : This report describes the activities of DOD personnel, both military and civilian, in the eight mid-series shots of Operation PLUMBBOB, an atmospheric weapons testing series. The tests were conducted from 15 July 1957 through 30 August 1957 and involved participants from Exercise Desert Rock VII and VIII, AFSWP, AFSWC, and various AEC test groups. This volume also describes the radiological safety criteria and procedures in effect at the mid-series PLUMBBOB shots.
Descriptors : *Nuclear explosions, Ionizing radiation, Nuclear explosion testing, Nuclear weapons, Yield(Nuclear explosions), Thermal radiation
Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE