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2 hours ago, Dougie93 said:

Biggest news story of the day, but the media would rather talk about Cohen and North Korea instead. Trump Political Witch Hunt always leads, who knew?

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30 minutes ago, Yzermandius19 said:

Biggest news story of the day, but the media would rather talk about Cohen and North Korea instead. Trump Political Witch Hunt always leads, who knew?

No smoking gun for the win,  Roger Stone will go to the Supermax for our sins.

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The Grable test shot from Atomic Annie...an M65 Howitzer...7 miles downrange. Yield is 15 kilotons...equal to Hiroshima. 

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I think this wins the smallest nuke ever award.

Operation Hardtack II...Test Shot Dona Ana.

37 tons yield...that's right...tons. Note that the balloon it was suspended from is clearly visible. This was a test of the so-called Gnat device....meant to be a tiny primary in future hydrogen bombs.

http://nuclearweaponarchive.org/Usa/Tests/Hardtack2.html

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Interesting footage from Operation Plumbbob.

Somebody has to set-up the blimp...

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1) MS K-TYPE BLIMP FLYING LOW OVER THE GROUND BLIMP LANDS ON THE FLATS. MEN CATCH MOORING LINES AND ATTACH THEM TO A JEEP. F2) CU PORTABLE MOORING MAST BEING TOWED TOWARD THE NOSE OF THE BLIMP. G3) LA MS MOORING MAN ATOP MAST AS NOSE OF BLIMP IS PULLED TOWARD THE TOP OF THE MAST. G4) MS CONTROL CABIN OF THE BLIMP. G5) LA MS BLIMP BEING SECURED TO THE MAST. G6) MCU SEVERAL PERSONNEL NEAR CONTROL CABIN AS JEEP TOWS BLIMP AND MAST MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN BG. G7) CU A4D IN FLIGHT LIGHT BLINKS ON STRBD. SIDE OF AIRCRAFT WHICH IS IN SILHOUETTE (NIGHT SCENE). G8) MS A4D IN FLIGHT AS SUN RISES IN BG AIRCRAFT IN SILHOUETTE (SV DIFFERENT ANBLES).G9) CU AIRCRAFT BANKING TO LEFT. G10) ATOG LS SUN RISING OVER MOUNTAIN PEAKS HEAVY CLOUDS SKY IS BEAUTIFUL (VERY GOOD SCENE).

 

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Joe-4 was the Soviet's first attempt at a fusion device but didn't produce the desired yield. A 'mere' 400 kilotons. It was also called the 'Sloika'...a Russian layered pastry...due to the layers of  lithium-6 & deuterium surrounding the pit.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_4

 

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8mm film of Camp Desert Rock and some related test footage.

 

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SLAM - America's Big Stick & Doomsday Weapon

 

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The Building They Couldn't Blow Up at the Nevada Test Site

 

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I don't want even think about it! I'm scared:( Want to believe that it's gonna be ok and people can live without wars 

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