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Operation Arbor
Information
Country United States
Test site Nevada Test Site
Period 1973–1974
Number of tests 19
Test type Underground
Max. yield 200 kilotons
Navigation
Previous test Operation Toggle
Next test Operation Bedrock

Operation Arbor[1] was a series of 19 nuclear tests conducted at the Nevada Test Site in 1973 and 1974. These tests followed the Toggle series and preceded Operation Bedrock.

Individual testsEdit

Name Date Location Yield   Name Date Location Yield
POLYGONUM October 2, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   HULSEA March 14, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
WALLER October 2, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   SAPELLO April 12, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
HUSKY ACE October 12, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   PORTRERO April 23, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
BERNAL November 28, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   PLOMO May 1, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
PAJARA December 12, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   JIB May 8, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
SEAFOAM December 13, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   GROVE May 22, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
ELIDA December 19, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   FALLON May 23, 1974 Nevada Test Site 20 to 200 kilotons
SPAR December 19, 1973 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons   JARA June 6, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
PINEDROPS-SLOAT,
-TAWNY,
-BAYOU
January 10, 1974 Nevada Test Site 3×low   MING BLADE June 19, 1974 Nevada Test Site < 20 kilotons
LATIR February 27, 1974 Nevada Test Site 20 to 200 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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