Accession Number:

AD0735717

Title:

Project Pre-Gondola I. Technical Director's Summary Report.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER NUCLEAR CRATERING GROUP LIVERMORE CALIF

Report Date:

1968-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

137.0

Abstract:

The report presents the concepts, technical programs, objectives, and summarized results of Project Pre-Gondola I, a series of four 20-ton high explosive cratering experiments conducted during October-November 1966, near Fort Peck, Montana. The experiments established the cratering characteristics of the weak, wet, clay-shale Bearpaw preparatory to row-charge cratering experiments. The site medium, project layout, construction, field operations, and explosive charge design and emplacement are described. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE