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OPERATION DISTANT PLAIN. UNITED STATES PARTICIPATION WITH CANADA, AUSTRALIA, AND GREAT BRITAIN IN A NON-NUCLEAR EXPERIMENTAL TEST SERIES.
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DEFENSE ATOMIC SUPPORT AGENCY WASHINGTON DC
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Operation DISTANT PLAIN is the nickname given for the U. S. participation in a series of non-nuclear experiments to be conducted in Alberta, Canada during CY 1966-67 in connection with the Tripartite Technical Cooperation Program TTCP. This test series is designed to provide experimental data utilizing explosives and detonable gas filled balloons for application to the solution of nuclear weapon problems based on specific military requirements. Each of the six events is described in detail as well as all the U. S. projects participating in this operation. Author
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