Accession Number:

ADA113537

Title:

Operation TEAPOT, 1955 Continental Nuclear Weapons Test Series

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

JRB ASSOCIATES INC MCLEAN VA

Report Date:

1981-11-23

Pagination or Media Count:

275.0

Abstract:

This report describes the activities of an estimated 11,000 DOD personnel, both military and civilian, in Operation TEAPOT, the fifth atmospheric nuclear weapons testing series conducted in Nevada from 18 February to 15 May 1955. Activities engaging DOD personnel included Exercise Desert Rock VI observer programs, troop tests, and technical service programs AEC scientific and diagnostic experiments to evaluate the effects of the nuclear device DOD operational programs and air support.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Radiation Shielding, Protection and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE