Nuclear explosion 184 K3 data

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Country
USSR
Operation
K Project
Date
1962-10-22
Yield
300 kT

USSR - K Project - 184 K3

Exploded short of goal of Saryshagan west of Dzhezkazgan (also called Zhezqazghan). EMP ran to thousands of amps fried a lot of telephone lines a 1000 km of buried powerlines and started a fire that destroyed the Karaganda power plant.


Base info

Operation K Project - 300 kT out of 902 kT

33%

Locations

Astrakhan region - 300 kT out of 984 kT

30%

2 - 300 kT out of 300 kT

100%

Weapon effect - 300 kT out of 15.1 MT

2.0%

Space - 300 kT out of 2.4 MT

12%

Space rocket (> 80km) - 300 kT out of 2.4 MT

12%

Missile Test Range near Kapustin Yar Astrakhan region 2 Map