Document Details


Title:
OPERATION SUN BEAM, SHOT SMALL BOY, PROJECT OFFICER'S REPORT - PROJECT 7.8: ARMING AND FUZING COMPONENT TEST (DELETED)
Author(s):
TASLITT, N [NAVAL ORDNANCE LABORATORY, WHITE OAK]
Subject Terms:
SUNBEAM PROJECT; SMALL BOY EVENT; RADIATION EFFECTS; EQUIPMENT; DAMAGE; DOMINIC II OPERATION
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:
1963 Apr 29
Declassification Status:
Sanitized
Document Pages:
0014
Accession Number:
NV0051074
Document Number(s):
POR2244EX
Originating Research Org.:
NAVAL ORDNANCE LABORATORY, WHITE OAK
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
IN ORDER TO OBTAIN DESIGN INFORMATION NECESSARY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NAVAL ORDNANCE WITH INCREASED RESISTANCE TO COUNTERMEASURES AND TACTI CAL INTERACTIONS, A GROUP OF ARMING AND FUZING COMPONENTS WERE EXPOSED TO GAMMA ENVIRONMENT. NONE OF THE INERTIAL COMPONENTS WERE DETRIMENT ALLY AFFECTED. THE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS WERE SEVERELY DEGRADED BUT W OULD HAVE SATISFACTORILY ACCOMPLISHED THEIR TACTICAL FUNCTIONS. NO EL ECTROMAGNETIC EFFECTS WERE DETECTED.


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