Nuclear explosion 3 data

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Country
USA
Operation
Argus
Date
1958-09-06
Yield
2.00 kT

USA - Argus - 3

Device Type: Implosion plutonium core Device: W-25 Test to see effect on van Allen belts perhaps create new ones (see Nicholas Christofilos). Only clandestine atmospheric test series. Launched from USS Norton Sound.


Base info

Operation Argus - 2.00 kT out of 6.00 kT

33%

South Atlantic Ocean - 2.00 kT out of 9.00 kT

22%


South Atlantic Ocean Map