Sunday, September 18, 2016

Is Pakistan Building A New Uranium Enrichment Facility

File photo of a nuclear missile at a Pakistan military parade. (AFP)

IHS Jane's 360: Satellite imagery suggests Pakistan building uranium enrichment facility

Airbus Defence and Space imagery captured on 28 September 2015 and on 18 April 2016 shows new construction at Pakistan's Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) site in Kahuta that is consistent with that of a uranium enrichment facility.

The area is approximately 1.2 ha in size and is located within the secure area of the KRL in the southwestern part of the complex, which is situated in Pakistan's northeastern Punjab Province.

Roughly rectangular in shape and approximately 140 x 80 m, the new structure is surrounded by scrubland and trees that provide an additional measure of security on the ground.

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More News On Reports That Pakistan Is Building A New Uranium Enrichment Facility

Pakistan may be building new nuclear site, say analysts -- AFP
Pakistan constructing new nuclear reprocessing site -- The Hindu
Satellite Imagery Detects Pakistan Building New Uranium Enrichment Facility -- Defense World

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