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Operation Tinderbox

Operation Tinderbox was a series of fifteen nuclear tests conducted at the Nevada Test Site in 1979 and 1980. These tests followed the Quicksilver series and preceded Guardian. The individual blasts were:
NameDateSize
BACKGAMMON 29 November 79 <20 kilotons
AZUL 14 December <20 kilotons
TARKO 28 February 80 <20 kilotons
NORBO 8 March <20 kilotons
LIPTAUER 3 April 20-150 kilotons
PYRAMID 16 April 20-150 kilotons
COLWICK 26 April 20-150 kilotons
CANFIELD 2 May <20 kilotons
FLORA 22 May <20 kilotons
KASH 12 June 20-150 kilotons
HURON KING 24 June <20 kilotons
TAFI 25 July 20-150 kilotons
VERDELLO 31 July <20 kilotons
BONARDA 25 September 20-150 kilotons
RIOLA 25 September <20 kilotons



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