Document Details


Title:
OPERATION HARDTACK, REPORT TO THE SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR - PROJECT 15.1, TECHNICAL PHOTOGRAPHY (DELETED)
Author(s):
UNK, [* EG+G]
Subject Terms:
HARDTACK I OPERATION; PHOTOGRAPHS; NUCLEAR FIREBALLS
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1959 Apr 01
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
0113
Accession Number:
NV0051035
Document Number(s):
WT1688EX
Originating Research Org.:
* EG+G
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THE EG+G TECHNICAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON OPERATION HARDTACK INCLUDED RECORDIN G THE VISIBLE ASPECTS OF ALL DETONATIONS. THE WORK WAS PERFORMED AS A SERVICE TO THE LOS ALAMOS SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY, THE LAWRENCE RADIATI ON LABORATORY, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS PHOT OGRAPHY, EG+G MAINTAINED AUTOMATICALLY OPERATED PHOTOSTATIONS ON BOTH BIKINI AND ENIWETOK ATOLLS AND IN ADDITION INSTRUMENTED SHIPBOARD AND AIRCRAFT STATIONS FOR THE UNDERWATER AND HIGH-ALTITUDE EVENTS. COMPLE TE PROCESSING AND ANALYSIS FACILITIES WERE MAINTAINED ON PARRY ISLAND; AND EG+G ISSUED, IN THE FIELD, FINAL REPORTS CONTAINING THE FIREBALL YEILD CALCULATIONS FOR ALL LASL AND LRL SPONSORED EVENTS EXCEPT SHOT F IG. RESULTS OBTAINED FOR THE DOD AND FOR PROJECT 18.1 (OPERATION N EWSREEL, JOHNSTON ISLAND) WILL BE REPORTED DIRECTLY TO THE EXPERIMENTS . THIS REPORT CONTAINS A GENERAL SUMMARY OF THE EG+G PHOTOGRAPHIC EFF ORT AND A DETAILED DISCUSSION OF THE METHODS AND RESULTS PERTINENT TO THE PROJECT 15.1 FIREBALL PHOTOGRAPHY. CONTAINED IN APPENDICIES B AND C RESPECTIVELY ARE TABULATIONS OF ALL HARDTACK PROJECTION PRINTS AND THE STATION DATA SHEETS FOR ALL PHOTOSTATIONS OPERATED BY EG+G ON DETO NATIONS AT EPG AND AT JOHNSTON ISLAND.


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