Accession Number : ADB951739

Title :   Operation WIGWAM. Project 4.2. Weapons Assembly.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SANTA BARBARA CA TEMPO

Report Date : 01 FEB 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Project 4.2 was requested to provide and assemble a warhead and firing system which would give a yield equivalent to 30 kt of TNT and be detonated at 2000 ft below the ocean's surface. This report tells how this was accomplished and brought to a successful conclusion on May 14, 1955, at 1300 PDT.

Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR BOMBS, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, NUCLEAR WARHEADS, FIRING MECHANISMS(WEAPON), UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE