The nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll program was a series of 23 nuclear weapons detonated by the United States between 19at seven test sites on the reef itself, on the sea, in the air, and underwater. The test weapons produced a combined fission yield of 42.2 Mt of explosive power. Jun 30, 2017 · The Crazy Story of the 1946 Bikini Atoll Nuclear Tests They were the first time that a nuclear weapon had been deployed since the 1945 attacks on Japan The test Author: Kat Eschner.
Mar 01, 2014 · Bikini Atoll nuclear test: 60 years later and islands still unliveable This article is more than 5 years old. Marshall Islanders unable or unwilling to return to traditional home, scene of huge US Author: Agence France-Press in Majuro. On 1 July 1946, the United States conducted the first nuclear test after World War II. The explosion took place at the Bikini Atoll lagoon, situated in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Test Able was to be the first of a series of 67 tests in the atoll and the second U.S. nuclear test .
Jul 31, 2010 · Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site. In the wake of World War II, in a move closely related to the beginnings of the Cold War, the United States of America decided to resume nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean, on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall archipelago.