Exploring Uranium Resource Constraints on Fissile Material Production in Pakistan

@inproceedings{Mian2009ExploringUR,
  title={Exploring Uranium Resource Constraints on Fissile Material Production in Pakistan},
  author={Zia Mian and Abdul Hameed Nayyar and Rajmohan Rajaraman},
  year={2009}
}
This paper evaluates possible scenarios for Pakistan's uranium enrichment and plutonium production programs since the late 1970s by using Pakistan's supply of natural uranium as a constraint. Since international sanctions have prevented Pakistan from importing uranium for decades, it has had to rely on domestic uranium production—currently estimated as approximately 40 tons a year. The paper divides the development of Pakistan's uranium enrichment and plutonium production programs into three… CONTINUE READING

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