This Day in Nuclear Testing

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    3 August

    1962 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 145.
    1962 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1968 – France nuclear test. Shot Pollux.
    1966–70 French nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1979 – US nuclear test. Shot Burzet, Operation Quicksilver.
    Operation Quicksilver (1978) - Wikipedia

    1981 – France nuclear test. Shot Agenor.
    1981–82 French nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1983 – US nuclear test. Shot Laban, Operation Phalanx.
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    4 August

    1962 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 146.
    1962 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1967 – Two Soviet nuclear tests. Shots 270-1, -2.
    1967 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1967 – US nuclear test. Shot Gibson, Operation Crosstie.
    Operation Crosstie - Wikipedia

    1971 – US nuclear test. Shot Barranca, Operation Grommet.
    Operation Grommet - Wikipedia

    1976 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 447.
    1976 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1977 – US nuclear test. Shot Strake, Operation Fulcrum.
    Operation Fulcrum - Wikipedia

    1979 – Two Soviet nuclear tests. Shots 526-1,-2.
    1979 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1983 – France nuclear test. Shot Carnabon.
    1983–85 French nuclear tests - Wikipedia
     
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    5 August

    1955 - Soviet nuclear test. Shot 21.
    1955 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1962 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 147.
    1962 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1966 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 252.
    1966 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1971 – Two US nuclear tests. Shots Nama-Amarylis and -Mephisto, Operation Grommet.
    Operation Grommet - Wikipedia

    1981 – US nuclear test. Shot Havarti, Operation Guardian.
    Operation Guardian - Wikipedia

    1982 – US nuclear test. Shot Atrisco, Operation Praetorian.
    Operation Praetorian - Wikipedia
     
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    6 August

    1945 – First of two US combat drops. Project Alberta. Hiroshima, Japan. Project Alberta
    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - Wikipedia
    Project Alberta - Wikipedia

    1958 – US nuclear test. Shot Quince, Operation Hardtack I.
    Operation Hardtack I
    Operation Hardtack I - Wikipedia

    1965 – US nuclear test. Shot Mauve, Operation Flintlock.
    Operation Flintlock (nuclear test) - Wikipedia

    1970 – France nuclear test. Shot Toucan.
    1966–70 French nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1971 – US nuclear test. Shot Baltic, Operation Grommet.
    Operation Grommet - Wikipedia
     
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    1957 - US nuclear test. Shot Saturn, Operation Plumbbob.
    Operation Plumbbob
    Operation Plumbbob - Wikipedia

    1962 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 149.
    1962 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1966 – US nuclear test. Shot Rovena, Operation Latchkey.
    Sandia National Laboratory Official List of UNEs in Nevada
    Operation Latchkey - Wikipedia

    1967 – US nuclear test. Shot Washer, Operation Crosstie.
    Operation Crosstie - Wikipedia

    1977 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 464, Meteorit 5.
    1977 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1978 – Six Soviet nuclear tests. Shots 491 -1 thru -6.
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    1953 - Soviet nuclear test. Shot 4 Usilennaya (Joe 4). First Soviet test toward a fusion bomb.
    1953 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1958 – US nuclear test. Shot Orange, Operation Hardtack I.
    Operation Hardtack I
    Operation Hardtack I - Wikipedia

    1963 – US nuclear test. Shot Pekan, Operation Niblick.
    Operation Niblick - Wikipedia

    1966 – US nuclear test. Shot Tangerine, Operation Latchkey.
    Operation Latchkey - Wikipedia

    1975 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 426 Gorizont 4.
    1975 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1979 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 527 Kimberlit 4.
    1979 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia

    1987 – Soviet nuclear test. Shot 684 Neva 4.
    1987 Soviet nuclear tests - Wikipedia
     

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