Y-12 Plant Suspends Nuclear Arms Activities Over Feared Vulnerabilities
Aug. 2, 2012
The Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee has suspended all atomic activities, locked away stores of refined uranium and mandated personnel retraining in response to mounting fears over defensive shortcomings after three antiwar advocates infiltrated the Tennessee nuclear arms site on Saturday.
GSN coverage on Y-12:
Antiwar Protesters Infiltrate Y-12 Nuke Plant, July 30, 2012
Y-12 Uranium Plant Faces Vulnerabilities: Watchdog Panel, April 5, 2012
Global Security Newswire coverage of break-in at the Y-12 National Security Complex.
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