Special weapons command at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A low yield atomic explosion is conducted for experimental purpose. Smoke rises due to explosion. View of scientists outside after the atomic blast, observing and measuring the atomic cloud, and looking up in the sky at the dark mushroom cloud as it moves and disperses. Pilot and copilot enter a flat topped US Air Force helicopter with 4 wheel landing gear, and take off to take radiation measurements near the blast site. Sign reads 'Headquarters special weapons command'. U.S. Air Force Military officer Major General John S. Mills with other officer. Wing of a U.S. aircraft stationed at the Air Force Base. B-29 and B-47 Aircraft stationed at the airbase. Swept wing F-84 flies by a B-29 in flight. Meteorologists collect data in advance of weapons tests draw synoptic charts to report the weather conditions. Atomic explosion on the ground. Atomic mushroom cloud in air. Officials observe the wind direction and the atomic cloud movement. Pilot and copilot in the U.S. helicopter. The helicopter takes off. A U.S. aircraft moves above the atomic cloud to collect the radioactive particle content in the atomic cloud. Pilot wear masks in the aircraft. B-36 Peacemaker heavy bomber in flight. Observation crew at ultra modern cameras in the aircraft. Men at combat electronic recording device in the aircraft. Crew works for the tracking of atomic cloud. Men wash the aircraft to remove radioactive contamination.
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