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Atomic Cannon Junction City Kansas Photograph by Jeffrey Sward
 
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Atomic cannon in use. Test Grable was fired from a 280mm gun on May 25, 1953 at the Nevada Test Site. It was an air burst weapon test that produced a yield of 15 kilotons.
Photo courtesy of National Nuclear Security Administration / Nevada Site Office
Copyright 2007-2008 Jeffrey Sward