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
UGM-133 Trident II
The UGM-133A Trident II, or Trident D5 is a submarine-launched ballistic missile, built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, California, and deployed with the US and Royal Navies. It was fir...
B Reactor
The B Reactor at the Hanford Site, near Richland, Washington, USA, was the first large-scale nuclear reactor ever built. The project was commissioned to produce plutonium-239 by neutron activation as ...
B Reactor - 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. ...
Project Iceworm
61°08′W / 77.167°N 61.133°W / 77.167; -61.133GreenlandProject Iceworm was the code name for a top-secret United States Army program during the Cold War to build a network of m...
Project Iceworm - Wikipedia
Alvin C. Graves
Alvin Cushman Graves (November 4, 1909 – July 19, 1965) was a nuclear physicist who served at the Manhattan Project's Metallurgical Laboratory and the Los Alamos Laboratory during World War II. After ...
Alvin C. Graves - Wikipedia
Quebec Agreement
The Quebec Agreement is an Anglo-American document outlining the terms of coordinated development of the basic science and advanced engineering developments as related to nuclear energy; and, specific...
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
Radiation Exposure Compensation Act
The United States Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) is a federal statute providing for the monetary compensation of people, including atomic veterans, who contracted cancer and a number of ot...
Radiation Exposure Compensation Act - Wikipedia
New Brunswick Laboratory
The New Brunswick Laboratory (NBL), is a Government-owned, Government-operated, center of excellence in the measurement science of nuclear materials. It was established in 1949 by the Atomic Energy Co...
New Brunswick Laboratory - Wikipedia
Polo Hat
POLO HAT is an end-to-end communications exercise for United States' nuclear command and control forces.
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...
Titan (rocket family) - Wikipedia
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
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
Primary Alert System
The Primary Alerting System (PAS), was a network of land-line connections used by the Strategic Air Command (SAC) for command and control of its nuclear forces. PAS provided immediate and simultaneous...
Primary Alert System - 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...