Accession Number:

ADA080229

Title:

Exercise Desert Rock VI. Operation Order Number 1.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EXERCISE DESERT ROCK LAS VEGAS NV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1955-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

Situation Atomic Energy Commission will detonate an atomic missile D-Day, H-Hour, which approximately 960 Armed Forces personnel composed of 460 officer observers and 500 permanent party will observe, and 109 US Army personnel will participate to test equipment and training doctrine. Mission Headquarters Exercise Desert Rock VI will conduct Exercise Desert Rock VI-1, Shot TURK, AREA T-2, D-Day, H-Hour, at the Nevada Test Site to indoctrinate observers with the actual detonation of an atomic device.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Radiobiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE