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BOMARC Missile Accident Site

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Bomarc Missile Site

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Bomarc Missile defense site trailer

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BOMARC Missile Incident

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A nuclear missile exploded in 1960 at this abandoned NJ military base

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Near Nuclear missile Accident

BOMARC Site RW-01 is a 75-acre (30 ha) fenced-off site contaminated primarily with "weapons-grade plutonium (WGP), highly-enriched and depleted uranium." On 7 June 1960 an explosion in a CIM-10 Bomarc missile fuel tank caused the accident and subsequent contamination. The explosion occurred at Launcher Shelter 204, Fort Dix), Burlington County, New Jersey, approximately 16.1 miles (25.9 km) south-southeast of Trenton, New Jersey. Launcher Shelter 204 was one of fifty-four located at Fort Dix, operated by the 46th Air Defense Missile Squadron.
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