A Review of Nuclear Testing by the Soviet Union at Novaya Zemlya, 1955–1990

  title={A Review of Nuclear Testing by the Soviet Union at Novaya Zemlya, 1955–1990},
  author={V. Khalturin and T. Rautian and P. Richards and W. Leith},
  journal={Science & Global Security},
  pages={1 - 42}
The Novaya Zemlya Test Site was used by the Soviet Union for many different types of nuclear weapons tests and nuclear effects tests. Taking our information principally from numerous books and papers in Russian published from 1988 to 2003, we describe the test site history and facilities, the early underwater tests, the many atmospheric tests from 1957 to 1962, and the underground tests in adits and shafts from 1964 to 1990. Each test often entailed several nuclear explosions fired… Expand
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