Operation Tumbler-Snapper 1952

Serie på otte Amerikanske  atomvåbenforsøg i Nevada i den første del af den kolde krig.
Oplysninger om operationen er stadig skjulte som klassificeret eller maskeret information også selv om at forsøget er beskrevet detaljeret i Nuclear Weapons Testing at the Nevada Test Site, 2011. Forsøgene kom efter Operation Buster-Jangle og før Operation Ivy.
Arkiv: National Archives: Records of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, (Record Group 374), 1943-73.
Atomvåbenforsøgene omfattede
  1. Able 1. april 1 kilotons
  2. Baker 15. april 1 Kt
  3. Charlie 22. april 31 Kt
  4. Dog 1. maj 19 Kt
  5. Easy 7. maj 12 Kt
  6. Fox 25. maj 11 Kt
  7. George 1. juni 15 Kt
  8. How 5. juni 14 Kt
Se også: Camp Desert Rock , Desert Rock Exercise IV, Nevada Proving Grounds
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.
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
Operation Tumbler-Snapper 1952 United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests. Nuclear Test Personnel Review / Jean Ponton, Carl Maag, Mary Francis Barrett, Robert Shepanek. - Washington, DC: Defense Nuclear Agency. 1982. - 222 s.
USAF Lookout Mountain Laboratory: Operation Tumbler: a photographic study of blast and thermal phenomena.
http://www.archive.org/details/OperationTumblerAPhotographicStudyOfBlastAndThermalPhenomena
United States Nuclear Tests, July 1945 through September 1992.
U.S. Department of Energy Nevada Operations Office, DOE/NV--209-REV 15, December 2000.


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