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BRAVO test

On March 1, 1954, a deliverable H-bomb using solid lithium deuteride was tested by the United States on Bikini Atoll. Operation BRAVO had a yield of 14.8 megatons of TNT - over double its expected yield.

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Cold War: A Brief History: The BRAVO TestOpen link in new window | (
Photograph of the Castle BRAVO testOpen link in new window | (
Race for the Hydrogen Bomb: "Bravo" Both Triumphs and FailsOpen link in new window | (

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Bikini Atoll
Hydrogen Bomb
Lucky Dragon
Nuclear Testing
Operation Castle
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