Smiling Budda Nuclear Test - India's First Nuclear Test
Test: Smiling Buddha
Time: 8:05, May 18, 1974 (IST)
Location: Pokhran, Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India
27.095 deg N, 71.752 E
Test Height and Type:
Underground, -107 m
Yield: 8 kt (12-13 kt claimed)
he Device Assembly Facility (DAF) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) is used to support activities related to nuclear test readiness and science-based stockpile stewardship, including assembly of subcritical experiments. The DAF mission is to provide a modern, safe, and secure facility for NTS nuclear explosive operations.
The Utah Test and Training Range (UTTR) is located in northwestern Utah, approximately 70 miles west of Salt Lake City. The UTTR is owned and managed by Hill Air Force Base (Hill AFB), and serves a variety of Department of Defense (DoD) customers for training exercises, test functions, and support services...the south range of the UTTR (UTTR-South), also known as the Wendover Air Force Range, c...
You will find some Test-Area in Nevada.
In the middle you will see a "airport"-simulation (with one plane).
In the south there is a place with parking tanks.
In the north is a dry lake with some oil exploration circles.
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The test of what may have been a nuclear bomb in North Korea has stirred up a political storm around the world. You can check out in Google Earth some of the locations in North Korea where they have been working on the technology.
Found by "Matzeus" on bbs.keyhole.com and thought it would be great to share here as well. Almost too cool: two cruise missiles in flight as it looks like, near Tonopah Test Range in Nevada, USA. I am no expert but they look to be real.