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United States Defense Nuclear Agency

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Works: 1,834 works in 2,165 publications in 1 language and 20,380 library holdings
Roles: Monitor, Sponsor, Producer
Classifications: UF767, 623.45
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Project trinity, 1945-1946 by Carl R Maag ( )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of an estimated 1,000 personnel, both military and civilian, in Project TRINITY, which culminated in detonation of the first nuclear device, in New Mexico in 1945. Scientific and diagnostic experiments to evaluate the effects of the nuclear device were the primary activities engaging military personnel
The Soviet theater nuclear offensive by Joseph D Douglass ( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larger foraminifer biostratigraphy of PEACE boreholes, Enewetak Atoll, western Pacific Ocean by Thomas G Gibson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Operation SANDSTONE, 1948 ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SANDSTONE was a three-detonation atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted during the spring of 1948 at Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Report emphasis is on the radiological safety of the personnel. Available records on personnel exposure are summarized
Sea-floor observations and subbottom seismic characteristics of OAK and KOA craters, Enewetak Atoll, Marshall Islands by David W Folger ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shots SUGAR and UNCLE : the final tests of the BUSTER-JANGLE series, 19 November - 29 November, 1951 by Jean Ponton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of DoD military and civilian personnel in the final two events of Operation BUSTER-JANGLE, Shots SUGAR and UNCLE, conducted on 19 November and 29 November 1951. DoD personnel in the scientific projects conducted by the test units in Exercises Desert Rock II and III. Radiological safety criteria and procedures were established and implemented during Operation BUSTER-JANGLE to minimize participants' exposure to radiation
Operation GREENHOUSE, 1951 ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
GREENHOUSE was a four-detonation atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted during the spring of 1948 at Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands in April and May 1951. This is a report of DoD personnel in GREENHOUSE with an emphasis on operational radiological safety
Project TRINITY, 1945-1946 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of an estimated 1,000 personnel, both military and civilian, in Project TRINITY, which culminated in detonation of the first nuclear device, in New Mexico in 1945. Scientific and diagnostic experiments to evaluate the effects of the nuclear device were the primary activities engaging military personnel
Operation REDWING, 1956 ( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
REDWING was a 17-detonation atmospheric nuclear weapons test series conducted in the Marshall Islands at Enewetak and Bikini atolls in spring and summer 1956. This is a report of DoD personnel in REDWING with an emphasis on operations and radiological safety
For the record : a history of the nuclear test personnel review program, 1978-1993. by F Gladeck ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume is a history of the Nuclear Test Personnel Review (NTPR) program from 1978 through September 30, 1993. It identifies the origins, missions, and historical evolution of the effort, focusing on the contributions of the Defense Nuclear Agency, the NTPR teams, the Veterans Administration, and the Department of Energy. In addition, the narrative describes U.S. nuclear operations, including weapons testing and the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, personnel participation in those operations, and radiation safety measures. The report also discusses radiation dose determination and medical studies of potential dose effects
Shots EASY, FOX, GEORGE, and HOW : the final tests of the TUMBLER-SNAPPER series, 7 May - 5 June 1952 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of DoD personnel, both civilian and military, in Shots EASY, FOX, GEORGE, and HOW, the final Operation TUMBLER-SNAPPER shots, conducted from 7 May to 5 June 1952. These tests involved participants from Exercise Desert Rock IV, AFSWP, AFSWC, and an AEC nuclear weapons development laboratory. This volume also describes the radiological safety activities at each of these shots
Operation BUSTER-JANGLE, 1951 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of DOD military and civilian personnel in Operation BUSTER-JANGLE, the second series of atmospheric nuclear weapons tests conducted at the Nevada Proving Ground from 22 October through 29 November 1951. The BUSTER-JANGLE series consisted of seven events. DOD personnel participated in Excerises Desert Rock I, II, III and in scientific projects conducted by the test units. Radiological safety criteria and procedures were established and implemented during Operation BUSTER-JANGLE to minimize participants' exposure to ionizing radiation
Operation DOMINIC II : shots LITTLE FELLER II, JOHNIE BOY, SMALL BOY, LITTLE FELLER I, 7 July-17 July 1962 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of an estimated 3,000 DOD personnel, both military and civilian, in Operation DOMINIC II, the eighth peacetime series fo nuclear weapons tests, conducted in Nevada from 7 July through 17 July 1962. Activities engaging DOD personnel included the Exercise IVY FLATS troop maneuver, joint DASA and AEC scientific experiments to evaluate the effects of the nuclear devices, and air support
Shots ENCORE to CLIMAX : the final four tests of the UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE series, 8 May - 4 June 1953 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of DoD personnel, both civilian and military, in Shots ENCORE, HARRY, GRABLE, and CLIMAX, the final four shots of the UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE atmospheric nuclear weapons tests series conducted between 8 May and 4 June 1953. These tests involved participants from Exercise Desert Rock V, AFSWP, AFSWC, AEC nuclear weapons design laboratories, and the Civil Effects Group. This volume also describes the radiological safety activities at each of these four shots
Operation DOMINIC I, 1962 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
DOMINIC I was an atmospheric nuclear weapons test series conducted in the Pacific Ocean area in 1962. It included 5 high-altitude shots at Johnston Island, 29 airdrop airburst events near Johnston and Christmas Islands, one Polaris-launched airburst in the Christmas Island area, and one underwater test in the Pacific Ocean off the United States West Coast. This is a report on DOD personnel with an emphasis on operations and radiological safety
Operation HARDTACK I, 1958 ( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
HARDTACK I was atmospheric nuclear weapon test series held at Johnston Island and in the Marshall Islands at Enewetak and Bikini atolls in 1958. This is a report of DoD personnel with an emphasis on operations and radiological safety
Shots ANNIE to RAY : the first five tests of the UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE series, 17 March - 11 April 1953 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of DoD personnel, both civilian and military, in Shots ANNIE, NANCY, RUTH, DIXIE, and RAY, the first five tests of the UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE atmospheric nuclear weapons test series. These tests were conducted from 17 March to 11 April 1953 and involved participants from Exercise Desert Rock V, AFSWP, AFSWC, AEC nuclear weapons design laboratories, and the Civil Effects Group. This volume also describes the radiological safety activities at each of these shots
Safety experiments : November 1955 - March 1958 ( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the 14 experiments with nuclear weapons to determine their susceptibility to fission due to accidents in storage and transportation. One of the tests (Project 57) was designed to develop effective monitoring and decontamination procedures in the event of non-nuclear detonation of a nuclear weapon. The tests were conducted during the following operational periods: in November 1955 and January 1956, during Operation PLUMBBOB from April 1957 to October 1957, and in December 1957 and February and March 1958. DoD participation was limited to members of AFSWC and the Weather Bureau, some Exercise Desert Rock VII and VIII personnel, and DoD civilian and military scientists and technicians working for the AEC weapons development laboratories
Operation IVY, 1952 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
IVY was a two-detonation atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted during October and November 1952 at Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands. One of the events was designated MIKE and was the first thermonuclear or hydrogen bomb. Report emphasis is on the radiological safety of the personnel. Available records of personnel exposure are summarized
Operation TUMBLER-SNAPPER, 1952 ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report describes the activities of an estimated 10,600 DoD personnel, both military and civilian, in Operation TUMBLER-SNAPPER, the third nuclear weapons testing series conducted at the Nevada Proving Ground. TUMBLER-SNAPPER consisted of eight nuclear tests conducted from 1 April to 5 June 1952. Activities engaging DoD personnel included Exercise Desert Rock IV programs, scientific experiments, and DoD support activities. Radiological safety criteria and procedures were established and implemented during Operation TUMBLER-SNAPPER to minimize participants' exposure to radioactivity
 
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controlled identity United States. Defense Atomic Support Agency

controlled identity United States. Defense Special Weapons Agency

Defense Nuclear Agency (U.S.)
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United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Defense Nuclear Agency
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