Accession Number : ADA331688

Title :   Project Trinity 1945-1946

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : JRB ASSOCIATES INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Maag, Carl ; Rohrer, Steve

PDF Url : ADA331688

Report Date : 15 DEC 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 78

Abstract : This report describes the activities of an estimated 1,000 personnel, both military and civilian, in Project TRINITY, which culminated in detonation of the first nuclear device, in New Mexico in 1945. Scientific and diagnostic experiments to evaluate the effects of the nuclear device were the primary activities engaging military personnel.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR WEAPONS, *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING, YIELD(NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS), NUCLEAR RADIATION, BLAST RESISTANT SHELTERS, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), PLUTONIUM, DOSIMETRY, IMPLOSIONS.

Subject Categories : Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE