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Lop Nur

The People's Republic of China tests its nuclear weapons at Lop Nor. The first Chinese-made atom bomb (a fission device) was tested there on October 16, 1964; the first guided missile on October 27, 1966; and the first thermonuclear (fusion) device on December 28, 1966.

Annotated Bibliography for Lop Nor, ChinaOpen link in new window
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Chinese Nuclear FacilitiesOpen link in new window | (
Map of Fallout from a test at Lop Nur, ChinaOpen link in new window | (
Nuclear Age Timeline: 1964Open link in new window | (
Nuclear Doctrine: ChinaOpen link in new window | (

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Chinese Nuclear Test Site
Chinese Nuclear Weapons Program
Nuclear Test Locations
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