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Operation Aqueduct
Information
Country United States
Test site Nevada Test Site
Period 1989–1990
Number of tests 11
Test type Underground
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Operation Aqueduct[1] was a series of 11 nuclear tests conducted at the Nevada Test Site in 1989 and 1990. These tests followed the Cornerstone series and preceded Sculpin.

Individual testsEdit

Name Date Location Yield   Name Date Location Yield
HORNITOS October 31, 1989 Nevada Test Site 20 to 150 kilotons   BULLION June 13, 1990 Nevada Test Site 20 to 150 kilotons
MULESHOE November 15, 1989 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   AUSTIN June 21, 1990 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
BARNWELL December 8, 1989 Nevada Test Site 20 to 150 kilotons   MINERAL QUARRY, RANDSBURG July 25, 1990 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
WHITEFACE A, B December 20, 1989 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons  
METROPOLIS March 10, 1990 Nevada Test Site 20 to 150 kilotons   SUNDOWN A, B September 20, 1990 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
BOWIE April 6, 1990 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   LEDOUX September 27, 1990 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons

ReferencesEdit

  1. U.S. Department of Energy. "United States Nuclear Tests July 1945 through September 1992." DOE/NV 209, REV 15, December 2000.

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