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25/05/1953 US conducts its first and only nuclear artillery test

The M65 atomic cannon was tested at the Nevada Test Site as part of the Upshot–Knothole series of nuclear tests. The test—codenamed "Grable"—was attended by the Chairman-delegate of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Arthur W. Radford and United States Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson.


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