Nevada Test Site in 1951
Shot Able, Shot Baker, Shot Easy, Shot Baker-2, & Shot Fox
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Operation Ranger was the fourth American nuclear test series. It was conducted in 1951 and was the first series to be carried out at the Nevada Test Site. All the bombs were dropped by B-50D bombers and exploded in the open air over Frenchman Flat (Area 5). These tests centered on the practicality of developing a second generation of nuclear weapons using smaller amounts of valuable nuclear materials.
Dates: Jan 27 – Feb 7, 1951
“Target Nevada” 1951 U.S. Air Force Atom Bomb Nuclear Test Site Operation Ranger
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