Nuclear explosion Beryl data

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Country
France
Operation
1962
Date
1962-05-01
Yield
40 kT

France - 1962 - Beryl

Venting: detected Device Type: Implosion plutonium core Device: AN-11 Accidental radiation release exposed army regulars and threatened VIPs.


Base info

France - 40 kT out of 13.7 MT

0.3%

France - Year 1962 - 40 kT out of 40 kT

100%

Locations

In Ekker - 40 kT out of 288 kT

14%

E2 - 40 kT out of 40 kT

100%

Underground tunnel - 40 kT out of 20.9 MT

0.2%

In Ekker French Algeria (CSEM) - Oasis Military Test Center E2 Map