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    Date: 18:26 UTC 20/04/1951 | Type: Tower @91m | Yield: 47 Kt

    Proof test of the Mk-5 bomb, shot Easy represented a major weight reduction for implosion bombs of the time. The device weighed 1224kg with a 101cm diameter, compared to 4.5 metric tonnes and a 152cm diameter for previous designs. It Used a 92 point lens implosion system and a composite plutonium/oralloy core. This design was used as the primary or trigger in the first thermonuclear bomb test, Ivy Mike 18 months later. The cloud reached 12,496m. Extensive weapon effects were tested on various structures erected on Enjebi and the nearby Mijakadrek Island.




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