Facilities Last updated: January, 2013
The below entries provide analytical descriptions of selected nuclear facilities in South Korea. Since definitive information on South Korea's nuclear facilities is often classified, the descriptions and locations of these facilities are sometimes speculative, based on the most credible available open source material. Entries are regularly updated as further information becomes available.
This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright © 2011 by MIIS.
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- Operates 23 nuclear power reactors which provide 35% of its electricity
- Completed destruction of its chemical weapons stockpile in July 2008
- Owns a well-developed biotechnology infrastructure, but no evidence suggests the pursuit of a biological weapons program
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