5 Declassified Nuclear Explosions Caught on Film
New and real footage from 5 classified top secret US nuclear test videos that were never released until now...
Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?
Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs. ...
Manhattan Project - The Manhattan Project 1/5
The Manhattan Project documentary.
Nuclear weapons and the United States
The United States was the first country to develop nuclear weapons, and is the only country to have used them in warfare, with the separate bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II. Before a...
Nuclear weapons and the United States - Wikipedia
United States Department of Energy National Laboratories
The United States Department of Energy national laboratories and technology centers are a system of facilities and laboratories overseen by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) for the purpose...
United States Department of Energy National Laboratories - Wikipedia
Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada...
Manhattan Project - Wikipedia
Stockpile stewardship
Stockpile stewardship refers to the United States program of reliability testing and maintenance of its nuclear weapons without the use of nuclear testing.Because no new nuclear weapons have been deve...
Stockpile stewardship - Wikipedia
Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?
Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs. ...
United States Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the gove...
United States Department of Defense - Wikipedia
Polaris Sales Agreement
The Polaris Sales Agreement was an agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom which began the UK Polaris programme. The agreement formally arranged for the Polaris missile system to be...
Polaris Sales Agreement - Wikipedia
Gravel Gertie
A Gravel Gertie is a type of bunker designed to provide containment during the nuclear weapons assembly process, when the plutonium or highly enriched uranium "pit" is mated with the high explosive co...
Gravel Gertie - Wikipedia
Nuclear arms race
The nuclear arms race was a competition for supremacy in nuclear warfare between the United States, the Soviet Union, and their respective allies during the Cold War. During the Cold War, in addition ...
Lewis Strauss
Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (January 31, 1896 – January 21, 1974) (pronounced "straws" /ˈstrɔːz/) was an American businessman, philanthropist, public official, and naval officer. He was a major figure ...
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FBM Refit Site One
The Holy Loch (Scottish Gaelic "An Loch Sianta/Seunta") is a sea loch in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.Robertson's Yard at Sandbank, a village on the loch, was a major wooden boat building company in the ...
Headquarters Emergency Relocation Team
Headquarters Emergency Relocation Team (HERT) was an subordinate unit to the United States' Strategic Air Command during the Cold War, poised to provide command and control (C2) of SAC forces in the e...
Titan (rocket family)
Titan was a family of U.S. expendable rockets used between 1959 and 2005. A total of 368 rockets of this family were launched, including all the Project Gemini manned flights of the mid-1960s. Titans...
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Operation Ranger
Operation Ranger was the fourth American nuclear test series. It was conducted in 1951 and was the first series to be carried out at the Nevada Test Site.All the bombs were dropped by B-50D bombers an...
Operation Ranger - Wikipedia
Radiological and Environmental Sciences Laboratory
The Radiological and Environmental Sciences Laboratory (RESL) is a government-owned and government-operated laboratory operated by the U.S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office. It reports dir...
Radiological and Environmental Sciences Laboratory - Wikipedia
History of the Teller–Ulam design
This article chronicles the history and origins of the Teller-Ulam design, the technical concept behind modern thermonuclear weapons, also known as the hydrogen bomb. This design, the details of whic...
History of the Teller–Ulam design - Wikipedia
Advanced Simulation and Computing Program
The Advanced Simulation and Computing Program (formerly called Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative, or ASCI) is a supercomputing initiative of the United States government, created to help the ...
Q clearance
Q clearance is a United States Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance that is more or less equivalent to a United States Department of Defense Top Secret (TS) clearance. Much of the DoE infor...
SM-65 Atlas
The SM-65 Atlas was the first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) developed and deployed by the United States. It was built for the U.S. Air Force by Convair Division of General Dynamics at the...
SM-65 Atlas - Wikipedia
HMNB Clyde
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Clyde (HMNB Clyde; also HMS Neptune) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Devonport and HMNB Portsmouth). It is the...
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Sedan (nuclear test)
Storax Sedan was a shallow underground nuclear test conducted in Area 10 of Yucca Flat at the Nevada National Security Site on 6 July 1962 as part of Operation Plowshare, a program to investigate the ...
Sedan (nuclear test) - Wikipedia