Accession Number:

ADA113538

Title:

Shot APPLE 2, A Test of the TEAPOT Series, 5 May 1955

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

JRB ASSOCIATES INC MCLEAN VA

Report Date:

1981-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

105.0

Abstract:

This report describes the activities of more than 2,000 DOD personnel, both military and civilian, in Shot APPLE 2, the thirteenth nuclear test in the TEAPOT atmospheric nuclear weapons testing series. The test was conducted on 5 May 1955 and involved participants from Exercise Desert Rock VI, AFSWP, AFSWC, AEC, Test Groups, and the Air Weather Service. The largest activity was the test of an armored task force, Task Force RAZOR, which involved approximately 1,000 troops.

Subject Categories:

  • Nuclear Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE