Smiling Buddha: The Beginning (Pokhran I)

Viewer Rating [Total: 4   Average: 5/5] Smiling Buddha (MEA designation: Pokhran-I) was the assigned code name of India’s first successful nuclear bomb test on 18th May, 1974. The bomb was detonated on the army base, Pokhran Test Range (PTR), in Rajasthan by the Indian Army under the supervision of several key Indian generals. Pokhran-I was also the … Read more Smiling Buddha: The Beginning (Pokhran I)