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Operation Storax
Storax Sedan
Information
Country United States
Test site Nevada Test Site
Period 1962–1963
Number of tests 48
Test type Underground
Max. yield 115-200 kt
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Operation Storax[1] was a series of 48 American nuclear tests which took place in 1962 and 1963, including the Sedan blast, which was part of the Plowshare program.

The individual blasts were:

Name Date Size
Sedan July 6 104 kilotons
Merrimac July 13 20-200kilotons
Wichita July 27 < 20 kilotons
York August 24 < 20 kilotons
Bobac August 24 < 20 kilotons
Raritan September 6 < 20 kilotons
Hyrax September 14 < 20 kilotons
Peba September 20 < 20 kilotons
Allegheny September 29 < 20 kilotons
Mississippi October 5 115 kilotons
Roanoke October 12 < 20 kilotons
Wolverine October 12 < 20 kilotons
Tioga October 18 < 20 kilotons
Bandicoot October 19 12.5 kilotons
Santee October 27 < 20 kilotons
St.lawrence November 9 < 20 kilotons
Gundi November 15 < 20 kilotons
Anacostia November 27 5.2 kilotons
Taunton December 4 < 20 kilotons
Tendrac December 7 < 20 kilotons
Madison December 12 < 20 kilotons
Numbat December 12 < 20 kilotons
Manatee December 14 < 20 kilotons
Casselman February 8 < 20 kilotons
Acushi February 8 < 20 kilotons
Ferret February 8 < 20 kilotons
Hatchie February 8 < 20 kilotons
Chipmunk February 15 < 20 kilotons
Carmel February 21 < 20 kilotons
Kaweah February 21 3 kilotons
Jerboa March 1 < 20 kilotons
Toyah March 15 < 20 kilotons
Gerbil March 29 < 20 kilotons
Ferret Prime April 5 < 20 kilotons
Coypu April 10 < 20 kilotons
Cumberland April 11 < 20 kilotons
Kootanai April 24 < 20 kilotons
Paisano April 24 < 20 kilotons
Gundi Prime May 9 < 20 kilotons
Harkee May 17 < 20 kilotons
Tejon May 17 < 20 kilotons
Stones May 22 20-200kilotons
Pleasant May 29 < 20 kilotons
Yuba June 5 3.1 kilotons
Hutia June 6 < 20 kilotons
Apshapa June 6 < 20 kilotons
Mataco June 14 < 20 kilotons
Kennebec June 25 < 20 kilotons

References

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