File:Nuclear artillery test Grable Event - Part of Operation Upshot-Knothole.jpg

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English: GRABLE EVENT - Part of Operation Upshot-Knothole, was a 15-kiloton test fired from a 280-mm cannon on May 25, 1953 at the Nevada Proving Grounds. Frenchman's Flat, Nevada - Atomic Cannon TestHistory's first atomic artillery shell fired from the Army's new 280-mm artillery gun. Hundreds of high ranking Armed Forces officers and members of Congress are present. The fireball ascending.
Deutsch: Operation Upshot-Knothole - Grable (25. Mai 1953, Nevada Test Site, 15 kT) Grable war der erste Test einer nuklearen Artilleriegranate. Grable ist neben Priscilla das einzige Beispiel für eine doppellagige Wolke mit einem Feuerring. Die Rauchspuren im vorderen Teil des Bildes stammen von Raketen, die kurz vor der Zündung abgefeuert wurden, um die unsichtbare Druckwelle zu untersuchen.
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