This miniature medal is a joint commission between the Australian and British Nuclear Veterans Associations providing medallic recognition to veterans who served in nuclear test site locations and supporting bases in Australia and the Pacific between 1952 and 1967.
Nuclear Weapons Tests Operations
The British Nuclear Weapons Test Programme began on the 3rd October 1952 with Operation Hurricane aboard HMS Plym in Main Bay, one of the Monte Bello Islands in Australia and it continued for a further fifteen years elsewhere in Australia, over Malden & Christmas Island in the Pacific ending with Operation Brumby, the clean up operations in 1967.
This is the miniature of this medal - the full-size medal is also available by application.
This medal is supplied on a single pin ready to wear.