Blast of fission-based nuclear weapon test on November 15, 1952
Blast of second test in Operation Ivy series, code-named King, on November 15, 1952. King, detonated over Enewatak atoll in the Marshall Islands, the largest fission-based nuclear weapon ever built up until that time. It produced 500 kilotons of power.
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