Accession Number : ADA136820


Title :   Operation DOMINIC I-1962.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : KAMAN TEMPO SANTA BARBARA CA


Personal Author(s) : Berkhouse, L ; Davis, S E ; Gladeck, F R ; Hallowell, J H ; Jones, C B


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a136820.pdf


Report Date : 01 Feb 1983


Pagination or Media Count : 432


Abstract : DOMINIC I was an atmospheric nuclear weapons test series conducted in the Pacific Ocean area in 1962. It included 5 high-altitude shots at Johnston Island, 29 airdrop airburst events near Johnston and Christmas Islands, one Polaris-launched airburst in the Christmas Island area, and one underwater test in the Pacific Ocean off the United States West Coast. This is a report on DOD personnel with an emphasis on operations and radiological safety.


Descriptors :   *NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS , *NUCLEAR EXPLOSION TESTING , NUCLEAR WEAPONS , MILITARY PERSONNEL , DECONTAMINATION , AIRBURST , EXPLOSION EFFECTS , NUCLEAR RADIATION , SAFETY , HIGH ALTITUDE , CIVILIAN PERSONNEL , EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY) , UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS , RADIATION MONITORS , JOHNSTON ISLAND , DOSIMETRY , CHRISTMAS ISLAND


Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Nuclear Weapons


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE