Upshot-Knothole Dixie

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Upshot-Knothole Dixie
Upshot-Knothole Dixie 001.jpg
Country United States
Test series Operation Upshot–Knothole
Test site Nevada Test Site
Date April 6, 1953
Test type Atmospheric
Yield 11 kt
Test chronology

Upshot-Knothole Dixie was the fourth test-firing of Operation Upshot–Knothole, an atomic weapons test series conducted in 1953 by the United States at the Nevada Test Site.

Upshot-Knothole Dixie was an 11-kiloton airdrop shot which detonated at 6,000 feet altitude, the highest air burst detonation conducted to that date.