Summary of the Menzingen Verification Experiment

The Menzingen Verification Experiment was designed to test practical procedures for verifying the absence of nuclear weapons at a storage site. The experiment, which was conducted on 8 March 2023, was organized by UNIDIR in partnership with the Swiss Armed Forces, Spiez Laboratory, Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, and the Open Nuclear Network. The project was supported by the Governments of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Norway, and Switzerland.

This report describes the procedure and the key results of the Menzingen Verification Experiment.

Citation: Podvig, Pavel (ed.). 2023. "Menzingen Verification Experiment. Verifying the Absence of Nuclear Weapons in the Field", Geneva, Switzerland: UNIDIR.