Nuclear explosion 9 (Joe 8) data

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Country
USSR
Operation
1954
Date
1954-09-14
Yield
40 kT

USSR - 1954 - 9 (Joe 8)

Device Type: Implosion composite core Device: RDS-3 The infamous Totsk test. Military exercise with real nuclear detonation; no warning to civilians; at Totsk MoD test site Orenburg Region.


Base info

USSR - Year 1954 - 40 kT out of 122 kT

33%

Locations

Russia - 40 kT out of 877 kT

4.6%

Orenberg - 40 kT out of 71 kT

56%

Weapon effect - 40 kT out of 15.1 MT

0.3%

Deliveries


Russia Orenberg Map