Operation Ranger 1951

Serie på fem amerikanske  atmosfæriske atomvåbenforsøg i Nevada forsøgsområdet i den første del af den kolde krig.
Oplysninger om operationen er stadig skjulte som klassificeret information også selv om at forsøget er beskrevet detaljeret i Nuclear Weapons Testing at the Nevada Test Site, 2011. Forsøgene kom efter Operation Sandstone og fortsættes med Operation Greenhouse. Arkiv: National Archives: Records of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, (Record Group 374), 1943-73.
Atomvåbenforsøgene omfattede
  1. Able 27. januar 5 kilotons
  2. Baker 28. januar 8 kilotons
  3. Easy 1. februar 1 kiloton
  4. Baker 2. februar 8 kilotons
  5. Fox 6. februar 22 kilotons
Se tillige: Operation Anvil ; Aqueduct ; Arbor ; Argus ; Bedrock ; Bowline ; Buster-Jangle ; Castle ; Chariot ; Charioteer ; Cornerstone ; Cresset ; Crossroads ; Crosstie ; Cue ; Dominic ; Dominic II ; Dugout ; Emery ; Fishbowl ; Flintlock ; Fulcrum ; Fusileer ; Greenhouse ; Grenadier ; Grommet ; Guardian ; Hardtack I ; Hardtack II ; Ivy ; Julin ; Latchkey ; Little Feller ; Mandrel ; Musketeer ; Newsreel ; Niblick ; Nougat ; Phalanx ; Plowshare ; Plumbbob ; Praetorian ; Project 56 ; Project 57 ; Project 58 ; Project 58A ; Quicksilver ; Ranger ; Redwing ; Roller Coaster ; Sandstone ; Sculpin ; Storax ; Sunbeam ; Teapot ; Tinderbox ; Toggle ; Touchstone ; Trinity ; Tumbler-Snapper ; Upshot-Knothole ; Whetstone ; Wigwam.
Se også: Barium ; beryllium ; cerium ; cæsium ; jod ; krypton ; lanthan ; molybdæn ; neptunium ; niobium ; plutonium ; polonium ; radioaktivitet ; ruthenium ; strontium-90 ; tellur ; tritium ; uran ; xenon ; zirkonium.

Litteratur

Hacker, Barton C.: Elements of controversy: the Atomic Energy Commission and radiation safety in nuclear weapons testing, 1947-1974. University of California Press, 1994 - 614 pp.
Carl Maag, Stephen Rohrer, Robert Shepanek : Operation Ranger: Shots Able, Baker, Easy, Baker-2, Fox, 25 January-6 February 1951. United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests, Nuclear Test Personnel Review, Prepared by the Defense Nuclear Agency as Executive Agency for the Department of Defense, 1982. - 186 s.
'This report is based on the military and technical documents associated with the Operation RANGER atmospheric nuclear weapons tests. Many of the documents pertaining specifically to DOD involvement in Operation RANGER, the first series of atmospheric nuclear weapons tests conducted at the NPG, were found in the Defense Nuclear Agency Technical Library, the Air Force Weapons Laboratory Technical Library, and the Modern Military Branch of the National Archives' s. 8.
Department of Energy: Nuclear Test Film - Operation Ranger, Operation Buster/Jangle (1951).
http://www.archive.org/details/gov.doe.0800010
Nuclear Weapons Testing at the Nevada Test Site: The First Decade. / John C. Hopkins and Barbara Killian. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, 2011. - 662 s.
- http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a552638.pdf
United States Nuclear Tests, July 1945 through September 1992. U.S. Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office, DOE/NV--209-REV 15, December 2000.


Send kommentar, email eller søg i Fredsakademiet.dk
Locations of visitors to this page