Accession Number:

AD0735845

Title:

Project Buggy. Preshot Geologic and Engineering Properties Investigations.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Aug 67-Jan 68,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

105.0

Abstract:

Project Buggy was the first nuclear row cratering detonation executed as part of the Plowshare program for development of nuclear excavation techniques. Five nuclear explosives were detonated simultaneously on Chukas Mesa, Nevada test Site in a dry, Complex basalt formation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE