Atmospheric Nuclear Detonation - Truckee
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Mushroom Cloud Gallery - Truckee
Test:Truckee; Date:June 9 1962;
Site:10 Mi. S of Christmas Island;
Detonation:B-52 Airdrop, altitude - 6,970ft;
Yield:210kt; Type:Fission;

   Truckee test was a successfull test of x58 missile warhead for Polaris A2 missle. Basically this was verification of the older warhead in a new case for the new missile. Performance was considered satisfactory and the warhead went into production. Polaris A2 missile carried 2 of those warheads.