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Item Number
1094VI0903
Record Number
111685
Title
Operation Swordfish, Nuclear ASROC Launch and Detonation, May 11, 1962
Language
English
# of Media
1
Creation Date
11 May 1962
Collection
Robert Horn Collection
Association
USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786) Association
Media Type
Moving Image (VHS)
Length
Length currently unknown
Physical Location
CS63.4
Online Status
Item Not Available Online
Description
It covers "Operation Swordfish" which on 11 May 1962 included the first and only live firing of an ASROC launched, armed nuclear depth charge, and its subsurface (deep ocean) detonation. It opens with a brief overview followed by detailed coverage.
Citation
Operation Swordfish, Nuclear ASROC Launch and Detonation, May 11, 1962,  11 May 1962, Robert Horn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 29 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=1094VI0903>.
Pub. Credit Line
1094VI0903, Robert Horn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 31 Jan 2003[Updated: 27 Nov 2013]
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Item Number
10940000000
Record Number
111683
Title
Finding Aid for the Robert Horn Collection
Collection
Robert Horn Collection
Association
USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786) Association
Media Type
Finding Aid
Physical Location
Cold Storage Vault
Scope and Content
Videotape created by Robert Horn using recently declassified sources documents Operation Swordfish, circa 1962, the first and only live firing of an ASROC armed nuclear depth charge and its subsurface detonation. The tape contains film shot from the USS Anderson, one of the few ships allowed close to the detonation. The tape also includes aerial photos showing the flight, entry, explosion, mushroom lume, and base surge of the detonation.
Citation
Finding Aid,  No Date, Robert Horn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 29 Nov. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=10940000000>.
Pub. Credit Line
10940000000, Robert Horn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 31 Jan 2003[Updated: 11 Feb 2003]

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