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Title: Announced United States nuclear tests, July 1945 through December 1987

Abstract

This document lists chronologically and alphabetically by event name all nuclear tests conducted and announced by the United States from July 1945 through December 1987, with the exception of the GMX experiments. The 24 GMX experiments, conducted at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) between December 1954 and February 1956, were /open quotes/equation-of-state/close quotes/ physics studies that used small chemical explosives and small quantities of plutonium. Several tests conducted during Operation Dominic involved missile launches from Johnston Atoll. Several of these missle launches were aborted, resulting in the destruction of the missile and nuclear device either on the pad or in the air. Data on United States tests were obtained from and verified by the Department of Energy's three weapons laboratories--Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California; and Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additionally, data were obtained from public announcements issued by the Atomic Energy Commission and its successors, the Energy Research and Development Administation and the Department of Energy, respectively.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USDOE Nevada Operations Office, Las Vegas. Office of External Affairs
OSTI Identifier:
5121162
Report Number(s):
NVO-209-Rev.8
ON: DE88009027
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS; PUBLIC INFORMATION; NEVADA TEST SITE; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; US DOE; USA; EXPLOSIONS; INFORMATION; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NORTH AMERICA; US ORGANIZATIONS; WEAPONS; 450202* - Explosions & Explosives- Nuclear- Weaponry- (-1989); 290600 - Energy Planning & Policy- Nuclear Energy

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. Announced United States nuclear tests, July 1945 through December 1987. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
. Announced United States nuclear tests, July 1945 through December 1987. United States.
. Fri . "Announced United States nuclear tests, July 1945 through December 1987". United States.
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