Nuclear explosion Gerboise Blanche data

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Country
France
Operation
1960
Date
1960-04-01
Yield
10.00 kT

France - 1960 - Gerboise Blanche

Device Type: Implosion plutonium core White Gerbil plutonium fission device weight 1290kg fired from hole in desert later refilled. Note trail from Bleu that ends there. Supposed to be 10 km S of bleu but more like 10 mi.


Base info

France - Year 1960 - 10.00 kT out of 79 kT

13%

Raggane PG - 10.00 kT out of 79 kT

13%

French Algeria (CEMO) - 10.00 kT out of 79 kT

13%


Raggane PG French Algeria (CEMO) Map