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introducing more precise citations. (February 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) Castle Bravo Castle Bravo mushroom cloud Information Country United States Test series Operation Castle Test site Bikini Atoll Date castle bravo crater March 1, 1954 Test type Atmospheric Yield 15 Mt (approx. 63 PJ) Castle Bravo castle bravo video was the code name given to the first United States test of a dry fuel hydrogen bomb, detonated on March 1, castle bravo bomb 1954, at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, as the first test of Operation Castle. Castle Bravo was the most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the United States, with a yield of 15 megatons of

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TNT. That yield, far exceeding the expected yield of 4 to 8 megatons,[1] combined with shifting winds, led to the most significant radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States. Fallout from the detonation—intended to be a secret test—fell on residents of Rongelap and Utirik atolls and spread around the world. The islanders were not evacuated until three days later and suffered radiation sickness. They were returned to the castle romeo islands three years later but were removed again when their island was found to be unsafe.[2] The crew of the Japanese fishing vessel Daigo Fukuryū Maru ("Lucky Dragon No. 5") was also contaminated by fallout, which led to the death of one crew member. The blast created an international reaction about atmospheric thermonuclear testing.[3] Contents 1 Test location 2 Bomb design 3 Detonation 3.1 High yield 3.2 Fallout 4 Weapon history 5 Cultural impact 6 See also 7 References 8 External links Test location[edit] The device was a very large cylinder weighing 23,500 pounds (10.7t) and measuring 179.5 inches (4.56m) in length and 53.9 inches (1.37m) in diameter.[1] It was mounted in a "shot cab" on an artificial island built on a reef off Namu Island, in the Bikini Atoll. A sizable array of diagnostic instruments was trained on it, including high-speed cameras trained through an arc of mirror towers around the shot cab. Coordinates for Bravo Crater are 11°41′50″N 165°16′19″E / 11.69722°N 165.27194°E / 11.69722; 165.27194. The coordinates of the remains of the Castle Bravo causeway are 11°42′6″N 165°17′7″E / 11.70167°N 165.28528°E / 11.70167; 165.28528. Bomb design[edit] Shrimp The Shrimp device in its shot cab. Type Teller-Ulam design thermonuclear weapon Production history Designer Ben Diven-proj


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of Castle Bravo, the largest thermonuclear device ever detonated by the United States. The test was part of a larger operation for testing high-yield nuclear devices, known https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Bravo as Operation Castle, conducted by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and Department of Defense. The operation took place at Bikini Atoll, part of the Marshall Islands, used by the U.S. military beginning in 1946 for nuclear weapons testing research. While the test advanced thermonuclear weapons design, miscalculations about the yield resulted in the largest https://www.brookings.edu/blog/up-front/2014/02/27/castle-bravo-the-largest-u-s-nuclear-explosion/ U.S. nuclear contamination accident. The United States tested its first thermonuclear device, known as Ivy Mike, two years earlier in 1952, also in the Marshall Islands. In the wake of the Ivy Mike test, U.S. scientists rushed to create a set of deliverable thermonuclear designs. Whereas Ivy Mike was a “wet” thermonuclear device (meaning that the hydrogen isotope used in the device was liquid), Castle Bravo was a “dry” device, which greatly reduced its weight and size. Castle Bravo was the first deliverable thermonuclear device, and the test aimed to pave the way for the creation of more effective weapons, including weapons that could be deliverable by aircraft. The designers of Castle Bravo seriously miscalculated the yield of the device, resulting in critical radiation contamination. They predicted that the yield of the device would be roughly five to six megatons (a megaton is the equivalent of one million tons of TNT). Scientists were shocked when Castle Bravo produced an a

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