Atomic Heritage Foundation

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December 8, 1968

December 8, 1968

The United States conducts the Schooner nuclear test underground at the Nevada Test Site as part of the Operation Bowline series. "Schooner" was also part of Operation Plowshare, an effort to use nuclear explosives for peaceful construction purposes. The test yielded 30 kilotons.

Date Range: 
1968CE Dec 8th