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.,


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