Nuclear explosion King data

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Country
USA
Operation
Ivy
Date
1952-11-15
Yield
500 kT

USA - Ivy - King

Device Type: Implosion composite core Device: Mk-18 FSOB Aka Super oralloy device. Largest pure fission device; also tested chain safety device.


Base info

USA - 500 kT out of 199.0 MT

0.3%

Operation Ivy - 500 kT out of 10.5 MT

4.8%

Enewetak - 500 kT out of 28.8 MT

1.7%

Runit (Yvonne) - 500 kT out of 1.1 MT

45%

Deliveries

Atmospheric - 500 kT out of 295.4 MT

0.2%

Air - 500 kT out of 188.9 MT

0.3%

Air drop - 500 kT out of 165.6 MT

0.3%

Enewetak Runit (Yvonne) Map