Nuclear explosion Emeraude data

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Country
France
Operation
1963
Date
1963-03-18
Yield
10.00 kT

France - 1963 - Emeraude

Device Type: Implosion plutonium core This was the first test conducted after Algeria gained formal independence. Accidental radiation release.


Base info

France - Year 1963 - 10.00 kT out of 65 kT

15%

Location

In Ekker - 10.00 kT out of 288 kT

3.5%


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