Dassault Mirage IV | N9

Dassault Mirage IV | N9

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Source
Traditions de l'Armee de l'air http://www.traditions-air.fr/
Author
Oliver Beernaert

added 04 Jun 10:16

Mont-de-Marsan, 1966. During the Operation 'Tamoure' on July 19th, 1966 crew: pilot - Cdr.Dubroca, navigator - Cne Caubert successfully dropped A-bomb over French Polynesia, Pacific Ocean. This is was the the first air drop of a live nuclear device conducted by France.


Aircraft model

Mirage IV

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_france.svg French Republic | Military

Registration number

N9

Aircraft

Dassault Mirage IV | N9

Aviator

Dubroca

Aviator

Caubert

Dassault Mirage IV | N9