Accession Number:

ADA080272

Title:

Operation REDWING Commander Task Group 7.3, Operation Plan Number 1-56.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOINT TASK FORCE SEVEN WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1956-01-24

Pagination or Media Count:

291.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Atomic Energy Commission AEC has scheduled a test series of atomic weapons and devices at the Pacific Proving Ground PPG in the Spring of 1956. This test series, known as Operation REDWING, will consist of approximately sixteen detonations. The first shot is scheduled for 1 May 1956, and it is anticipated that the last detonation will occur not later than 15 August 1956. This plan covers the operational phase which will begin with the deployment of major elements of Joint Task Force SEVEN to the Pacific Proving Ground.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE