Nuclear explosion Smoky data

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Country
USA
Operation
Plumbbob
Date
1957-08-31
Yield
44 kT

USA - Plumbbob - Smoky

Device Type: Multistage Device: TX-41 pr2 stages of 3 stage thermonuke similar to Redwing/Zuni and Tewa. Desert Rock V 2; 3000 servicemen irradiated; 10 of 4 expected leukemia cases in the 80s.


Base info

Operation Plumbbob - 44 kT out of 345 kT

13%

Areas 1-4 - 44 kT out of 18.3 MT

0.2%

6-10 (Yucca Flat) - 44 kT out of 18.3 MT

0.2%

Deliveries

Tower - 44 kT out of 2.5 MT

1.8%

NTS Areas 1-4 6-10 (Yucca Flat) Map