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Castle Bravo

The code name for an atmospheric detonation of a 15-megaton thermonuclear device; survivors suffered radiation sickness.
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Part of the intense Cold War nuclear arms race, the 15-megaton Bravo test on March 1, 1954 was a thousand times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
The 1953 Castle Bravo test, America's largest detonation, (2) had set the pattern.
During Bravo Test different message types for multiple platforms with an Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system are both transmitted and received.
The goal of Bravo Test is to test the accuracy and timeliness of messages transmitted and received.
For example, during Bravo Test the average system load during the transmission of a message may be measurable, but it may not be a variable that is directly controllable.
Example Factors to during Bravo Test be varied Controllable Variables Settings During Test lEE (Identification, Friend, or Foe) Range 0-5 Message types UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32 (UTE = Unicode Transformation Format) Producing or Consuming Platforms A, B, C, D
For Bravo Test, a full factorial design with four replicates is selected to support the goals of testing the accuracy and timeliness of messages transmitted and received.
A full factorial design is appropriate for the needs of Bravo Test.
4-litre 150bhp turbo petrol engine paired with a smooth-slotting six-speed manual gear change, the Bravo test car proved pretty impressive for its 1,368cc capacity figure.
4-litre 150bhp turbo-petrol engine paired with a smooth-slotting six-speed manual gearchange, the Bravo test car proved pretty impressive for its 1,368cc capacity figure.
In the next two chapters, Greene details the enormous BRAVO test of 1954 and the debates it inspired in the international and scientific communities and in the Eisenhower administration.
Doses to the thyroid, colon, and stomach of persons on Rongelap, Alinginae, and (to a lesser extent) Utrik at the time of the BRAVO test in 1954 were extremely high.