Operation HARDTACK. Project 8.8. Thermal Radiation from Low-Yield Nuclear Burrsts.
Rept. for Apr-Oct 58,
KAMAN TEMPO SANTA BARBARA CA
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The objective of Project 8.8 during the Nevada Test Site phase of Operation Hardtack was to investigate the thermal phenomena resulting from the detonation of fractional-kiloton-yield nuclear devices. Measurements were made by the Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories on six bursts with yields less than 1 kt. To provide correlation with the data, additional measurements were made on four bursts with yields greater than a kiloton.
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