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OPERATION SUNBEAM, SHOT SMALL BOY. Project Officer's Report - Project 1. 1. Nuclear Airblast Phenomena
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD EXPLOSION KINETICS BRANCH
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The objectives of this project were to 1 measure airblast phenomena in the high-, moderate- and low-pressure regions along a blast line 2 integrated new data with existing nuclear blast information and 3 evaluate new types of pressure transducers and recorders for use on nuclear tests. Information which was obtained is contained in the form of tables and graphs. A tabulation indicating success of the instrumentation and a discussion of anomalies is presented.
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