Cold War: A Brief History
Operation Crossroads: Baker Test
Yield: 21 kilotons
Date: 7/ 24/ 1946
Location: Bikini Atoll
For the BAKER test, the bomb was encased in a watertight steel caisson, and suspended beneath a ship. The bomb design was a standard Fat Man type Mk 3A fission bomb. The explosion had a yield of 21 kilotons.