Nuclear explosion 1 Pervaya Molniya (Joe 1) data

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Country
USSR
Operation
1949
Date
1949-08-29
Yield
22 kT

USSR - 1949 - 1 Pervaya Molniya (Joe 1)

Device Type: Implosion plutonium core Device: RDS-1 First Lightening. By Beria's instruction this was an exact copy of the US's Fat Man.


Base info

USSR - Year 1949 - 22 kT out of 22 kT

100%

Semiplatinsk - 22 kT out of 12.2 MT

0.2%

Ground Zero (Tech Area) - 22 kT out of 125 kT

18%

Deliveries

Tower - 22 kT out of 2.5 MT

0.9%

Semiplatinsk Ground Zero (Tech Area) Map