Nuclear explosion Long Shot data

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Country
USA
Operation
Flintlock
Date
1965-10-29
Yield
80 kT

USA - Flintlock - Long Shot

Designed to test detection of underground nuclear tests; see Vela Uniform.


Base info

Operation Flintlock - 80 kT out of 2.0 MT

4.1%

Amichitka Island - 80 kT out of 6.1 MT

1.3%

Alaska - 80 kT out of 6.1 MT

1.3%

Joint verification - 80 kT out of 293 kT

27%

Peaceful use - 80 kT out of 5.2 MT

1.5%

Amichitka Island Alaska Map