Nuclear explosion Gerboise Bleue data

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Country
France
Operation
1960
Date
1960-02-13
Yield
65 kT

France - 1960 - Gerboise Bleue

Device Type: Implosion plutonium core Blue Gerbil pure fission device with a plutonium core and a one-point initiated implosion system


Base info

France - 65 kT out of 13.7 MT

0.5%

France - Year 1960 - 65 kT out of 79 kT

83%

Raggane PG - 65 kT out of 79 kT

83%

French Algeria (CEMO) - 65 kT out of 79 kT

83%

Weapon effect - 65 kT out of 15.1 MT

0.4%

Deliveries

Ground - 65 kT out of 33.0 MT

0.2%

Tower - 65 kT out of 2.5 MT

2.6%

Raggane PG French Algeria (CEMO) Map