Vietnam to Enhance Nuclear Security Measures
Vietnam authorities will spend nearly $15 million over the next ten years on strengthening measures to prevent and combat illegal acts involving nuclear and other radioactive materials, and related facilities and infrastructure. Among the programs which will receive funding, will be projects aimed at enhancing security and control of radioactive sources, security of future nuclear power installations, and detection capabilities at borders.
Abstract Number: 20110670
Headline: Vietnam to Enhance Nuclear Security Measures
Date: April 2011
Bibliography: "Vietnam to Intensify Nuclear Power Security Precautions," Vietnam News Brief Service, 19 April 2011, via www.factiva.com
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