Accession Number : ADA130929

Title :   Operation HARDTACK 2, 1958.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JRB ASSOCIATES INC MCLEAN VA*

Personal Author(s) : Ponton, Jean ; Rohrer, Stephen ; Maag, Carl ; Shepanek, Robert ; Gravitis, Inara

PDF Url : ADA130929

Report Date : 03 Dec 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 242

Abstract : This report describes the activities of an estimated 1,000 DOD personnel, both military and civilian, in Operation HARDTACK II, a nuclear testing series conducted in Nevada from 12 September to 30 October 1958. The series consisted of 37 events: 19 weapons tests and 18 safety experiments. DOD activities included scientific test participation, staff support, and air support. Radiological safety procedures were established and implemented to minimize individual radiation exposures.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, DOSIMETRY, RADIATION EFFECTS, RADIATION PROTECTION, MILITARY PERSONNEL, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, NUCLEAR RADIATION, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, AIRBURST, NEVADA

Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE