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|Series or years||Years covered||Tests [Summ 1]||Devices fired||Devices with unknown yield||Peaceful use tests||non-PTBT tests [Summ 2]||Yield range (kilotons) [Summ 3]||Total yield (kilotons) [Summ 4]||Notes|
|Hurricane||1952||1||1||1||25||25||First British nuclear test.|
|Totem||1953||2||2||2||8 to 10||18|
|Mosaic||1956||2||2||2||15 to 60||75|
|Buffalo||1956||4||4||4||2 to 15||30|
|Antler||1957||3||3||3||1 to 27||34|
|Grapple||1957-1958||9||9||9||24 to 3,000||7,869||First scalable thermonuclear test.|
|Vixen||1959-1963||43||43||31||43||0||0||Classic safety testing of weapons against fire and shock|
|NTS series||1961-91||24||24||0 to 140||1,232|
|Totals||1952-Oct-03 to 1991-Nov-26||88||88||31||64||0 to 3,000||9,282||Total country yield is 1.7% of all nuclear testing.|
Summary table notes:
- ↑ Includes all tests with potential for nuclear fission or fusion explosion, including combat use, singleton tests, salvo tests, zero yield fails, safety experiments, and bombs incapacitated by accidents but still intended to be fired. It does not include hydronuclear and subcritical tests, and misfires of a device which was subsequently fired successfully.
- ↑ Number of tests which would have been in violation of the Partial Test Ban Treaty of 1963, such as atmospheric, space or underwater tests.
- ↑ "Small" refers to a value greater than zero but less than 0.5 kt.
- ↑ Some yields are described like "< 20 kt"; such are scored at one half of the numeric amount, i.e., yield of 10k in this example. "Unknown yield" adds nothing to the total.
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