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    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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    Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP)

    Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) operates three VVER-1000 pressurized water reactors, the first two model V-388 and the third model V-320, each with a net capacity of 950MWe. [2] Construction of a fourth unit began in 1986, and commercial operation of the reactor is planned for October 2011. [3] Kalinin-4 is another 950MWe model V-320. Construction ...

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    Kalpakkam Atomic Reprocessing Plant

    The Kalpakkam Atomic Reprocessing Plant (KARP) is one of three major fuel reprocessing facilities in India. This indigenously built plant began cold commissioning (operating without spent fuel) in March 1996 and later initiated spent fuel reprocessing by the end of the year. KARP currently reprocesses spent fuel from two pressurized heavy water reactors (PHWRs) at the ...

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    Joint Stock Company «State Scientific Center - Research Institute of Atomic Reactors» (NIIAR)

    Founded in 1956, the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors became the Joint Stock Company State Scientific Center – Research Institute of Atomic Reactors. RIAR is now home to six of Russia's 62 research reactors. [1] Employing HEU-fueled research reactors, RIAR carries out research related to the nuclear fuel cycle, particularly fuel fabrication and reprocessing technologies, as well as radioactive waste ...

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    January 18th Machine Factory

    According to a source in the South Korean military, this factory produces Scud missile engines. Han Tŏk Su, former chairman of the pro-North Korean General Federation of Korean Residents in Japan (Choch'ongnyŏn), reportedly visited the January 18th Machine Factory in April 1987. His guide told him the facility had been built under an apartment complex, and that very ...

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    Kalna Uranium Milling Pilot Plant

    The semi-industrial plant at Kalna was constructed to separate ore extracted from Mt. Stara Planina. In 1960, it was operating with a capacity to process between 23 to 50 tons of ore per day. During the 1960s, the plant conducted "large-scale" uranium ore processing experiments to become familiar with the technologies and processes, and to obtain necessary ...

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    Jazbec and Borst Mine Waste Disposal Sites

    These locations have been the dumping sites for the waste and tailings resulting from years of operating the Zirovski Vrh mine. In 2001, the Slovenian Government reported that over 5,500 tons of poor quality uranium ore originating from the Zirovski mine was deposited at the Jazbec site.

    Source: "Nuclear Facilities and the Fuel Cycle," Paper submitted ...

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    Mayak Production Association

    Established in 1948 in Chelyabinsk-65 (now known as Ozersk), PO Mayak played an important role in the Soviet nuclear weapons program. The facility was one of the several plants dedicated to producing plutonium and tritium, as well as fabricating highly-enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium warhead components. [1] PO Mayak produced components for the Soviet Union's first nuclear device ...

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    Kusŏng Machine Tool Factory

    The Kusŏng Machine Tool Factory produces a number of machine tools that could be applied to missile production and assembly. This factory was selected as a "model of automation" for other plants in 2001, and has subsequently been "modernized" or upgraded. National Defense Commission Chairman visited the Kusŏng Machine Tool Factory in late January 2000 and on 14 February 2001 ...

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