Accession Number:

ADA080230

Title:

Exercise Desert Rock. VI. Operation Order Number 3.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EXERCISE DESERT ROCK LAS VEGAS NV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1955-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Situation Atomic Energy Commission will detonate an Atomic Missile D-Day, H-Hour, which approximately 168 Armed Forces personnel 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, Shot MOTH, Area T-3, D-Day, H-Hour, at the Nevada Test Site to indoctrinate observers with the actual detonation of an atomic device, and provide instructions and experience for individual protection against nuclear radiation and blast effects obtain information, test equipment and train operators for F.A. Observation Battalions and instruct personnel and test training doctrine for 6th Army CBR Defense Teams.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Radiobiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE