Accession Number : ADA995303

Title :   OPERATION GREENHOUSE. Scientific Director's Report of Atomic Weapon Tests at Eniwetok, 1951. Annex 8.0. General Report of Blast Studies on Aircraft,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE

Personal Author(s) : Kelley,Joseph , Jr. ; Levy,Lawrence

Report Date : 01 APR 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The purpose of this report was to outline the theoretical research that was performed as a basis for Air Force participation in the air and on the ground during Operation Greenhouse. The basic philosophy and reasoning underlying the entire program on the effects of blast on aircraft structures is discussed. Qualitative assessments of Air Force participation are made and formal conclusions and recommendations are presented.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, BLAST LOADS, AIRFRAMES, MILITARY AIRCRAFT, AIRBORNE, GROUND LEVEL, ENEWETOK ATOLL, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE