Nuclear explosion X-ray data

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Country
USA
Operation
Sandstone
Date
1948-04-14
Yield
37 kT

USA - Sandstone - X-ray

Device Type: Implosion composite core Device: Mk-3 Type B2:1 oralloy-plutonium levitated core. Levitation was considered a top secret technique until 1980.


Base info

Operation Sandstone - 37 kT out of 104 kT

36%

Enjebi (Janet) - 37 kT out of 4.7 MT

0.8%

Deliveries

Tower - 37 kT out of 2.5 MT

1.5%

Enewetak Enjebi (Janet) Map