Jump to search Jump to main navigation Jump to main content Jump to footer navigation

Global Security Newswire

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related Issues

Produced by
NationalJournal logo

U.S. Delivers Radiation Monitors to Jordan

The United States delivered 20 radiation detectors to Jordan on Tuesday in accordance with shared efforts to curb the smuggling of radioactive and atomic substances, the Jordan News Agency reported (see GSN, Nov. 5, 2010).

Jordan Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Jamal Sharaf said the monitors would be placed at airports and other entry spots to the Middle Eastern country. Some of the sensors are mobile.

The U.S. Energy Department has supplied Jordanian nuclear regulators with electronic gates and provided training to Jordanian border protection personnel on the proper operation and maintenance of radiation monitors (Jordan News Agency/Zawya.com, March 22).

Note to our Readers

GSN ceased publication on July 31, 2014. Its articles and daily issues will remain archived and available on NTI’s website.

NTI Analysis

  • Visualizing Centrifuge Limits Under the Iran Deal

    June 25, 2015

    Iran is currently negotiating a nuclear agreement in Vienna with representatives of the so-called E3/EU+3. A major feature of any agreement will be the limits it places on the number and type of centrifuges that Iran is allowed to use. Visualize the numbers with and without a comprehensive agreement.

  • Brazil Submarine Capabilities

    June 24, 2015

    The submarine proliferation resource collection is designed to highlight global trends in the sale and acquisition of diesel- and nuclear-powered submarines. It is structured on a country-by-country basis, with each country profile consisting of information on capabilities, imports and exports.

Country Profile

Flag of Jordan

Jordan

Learn More →