Today in Atomic Test History – July 15

Atomic Tests

Operation Pumbbob – Diablo (July 15, 1957)

MYSTERY WIRE — On this day, July 15, one test was conducted.

The United States has officially conducted 1,054 atomic tests, many of them at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and others at Bikini Atoll, Enewetak Atoll, Christmas Island, and other Pacific Ocean locations.

The testing began July 16, 1945 with Trinity near Alamogordo, New Mexico and continued until September 23, 1992 with Divider, part of Operation Julin.


July 15, 1957

Operation Plumbbob – Diablo
NNSS
Tower
17 kt

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