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    Integrated Test Range

     

    NOTE: For clarification, Launch Complex-IV (LC-IV) should not be confused with the Launch Complex-III (LC-III), still occasionally used by the DRDO for ballistic missile tests. LC-III is located at Chandipur-on-Sea, about 75 kilometers north of Wheeler Island, which houses LC-IV. Together, the complexes are commonly referred to as the Integrated Test Range (or occasionally referred to as ...

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    Imam Khomeini Space Center

     

    Construction of the Semnan Spaceport (now known as the Imam Khomeini Space Center) began in 2003. [1] The spaceport comprises two launch pads: an older, medium-sized launch pad with a collapsible umbilical tower, and a newer, larger launch pad with a mobile gantry tower.

    Iran inaugurated the spaceport in early 2008 with a test launch of the Kavoshgar 1 ...

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    IRT-2000 Nuclear Research Reactor

    The IRT-2000 Nuclear Research Reactor is a pool-type reactor that uses light water as a moderator and coolant. Subsequent to the signing of an agreement between North Korea and Soviet Union on cooperation in the field of atomic energy in 1959, [2] construction of the reactor began in 1963 and was completed in 1965 under the supervision of Soviet nuclear ...

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    Jaduguda Uranium Mine

    The Jaduguda Mine, which is located in the Singhbum East District of Bihar, began operations in 1967. Although it has the capacity to produce up to 200 megatons (Mt) of yellowcake yearly, its actual production has averaged 115Mt per year. It is the largest and first of India's uranium mines. The mine extends 640 meters below the surface ...

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    Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology

    Seven research departments (electrical and computer, biotechnology, chemical, mechanical, agriculture, materials and metallurgy, and the department of technical development studies). In addition, IROST also maintains research centers in Arak (a research center and an industrial center), Esfahan, Tabriz, Shahrood, Shiraz, Kerman, Gilan, and Mashad. IROST was established in 1980.

    Sources:
    [1] IROST, www.irost.org.
    [2] Biotechnology Institute of IROST ...

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    Instrumentation Factory (PSZ)

    Established in 1952 in Tryokhgorny (then known as Zlatoust-36), the Instrumentation Factory was one of the four Soviet sites for nuclear warhead assembly and disassembly. [1] The facility reportedly specialized in installing "physics packages" into ICBM and SLBM warheads. [2]

    As a result of consolidation of Rosatom's nuclear weapons activities, the Instrumentation Factory appears to be one of two remaining ...

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    Institute of Pathophysiology

    This Institute performed research into protection against exposure to Soman (GD) in the late 1980s and early 1990s. [1] This work appears to have ended after 1993. [2] The institute remains operational under the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ljubljana. [3]

    Sources:
    [1] Z. Grubic, M. Brank, M. Brzin, "The effects of pretreatment with soman simulator in the ...

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    Issa Khel Uranium Mill

    The Issa Khel Uranium Mill, located near the Qabul Khel Uranium Mine, processes uranium ore into uranium oxide concentrate. [1] The International Atomic Energy Agency assesses the mill's processing capability at one ton of uranium per year. [2]

    Sources:
    [1] Muhammad Mansoor, "Nuclear Minerals in Pakistan," The Nucleus, 42 (1-2), 2005, pp.73-83, www.thenucleuspak ...

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    Hwajin-ri Missile Base

    Hwajin-ri was used as a missile test facility prior to the completion of the Musudan-ri in the mid-1980s. There is little information about this facility, but there are reports that it is currently a SAM base or a surface-to-ship missile base.

    Sources:
    [1] Ch'oe Wŏn Ki, "[Ch'ojŏm] Musudan Missile Kiji Ŏddŏn Kos'in'ga?" Joongang Ilbo, 14 January 2000, www ...

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    Kaskor Joint Stock Company

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    Mining Complex: Open pit mining of uranium phosphate ore deposits at Melovoye and Tomyak. Operations were suspended in February 1994. [1] Chemical Complex: A chemical-hydrometallurgical plant produced uranium concentrate in the form of uranium oxide (U3O8), scandium oxide, scandium fluoride, and other rare earth elements for export. [2] The complex also included sulfuric acid and nitric fertilizer production facilities ...

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    KANUPP

    The Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (KANUPP) is a 137 MWe Canadian Deuterium Uranium (CANDU) pressurized heavy water reactor (PHWR) that is fueled by natural uranium. [1]

    KANUPP was Pakistan's first nuclear power plant. After a May 1965 agreement between Canada and Pakistan, Canadian General Electric began construction of the reactor in September 1965, and the plant went into commercial operation ...

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    Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS)

    The Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) is located near Surat in the state of Gujarat. KAPS currently operates two PHWRs, the first of which (Unit-1) began commercial operations on 6 May 1993. Unit-2 followed two years later in September 1995. The facilities fall under the direction of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Limited (NPCIL), which operates a total of ...

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