Accession Number:

ADA080252

Title:

Exercise Desert Rock 7 and 8, Operation Order Number 10. Army, Camp Desert Rock, Nevada

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

EXERCISE DESERT ROCK LAS VEGAS NV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1957-07-10

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The Atomic Energy Commission detonates an atomic device PASCAL-A at H-hour on D-day. After the shot Ordnance and Signal field tests will be performed. Hq, Exercise Desert Rock VII and VIII, supervises and coordinates Desert Rock Army participation in shot PASCAL-A in area U-3d in the NEVADA TEST SITE commencing at H-hour on D-day to locate atomic burst horizontally determine height of burst and yield and predict and monitor radioactive fallout pattern Project 50.8. Personnel from Project 50.8 will participate in shot PASCAL-A. Project 50.8 will operate radar, sound and IR detector equipment from approved sites.

Subject Categories:

  • Radiobiology
  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE