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Iran sought nuclear weapons, technology for WMDs last year, reports find

The Islamic Republic of Iran made multiple attempts in 2020 to obtain technology for its weapons of mass destruction program and has not stopped its drive to develop atomic weapons, intelligence agencies from the Netherlands, Sweden and Germany recently reported. The Netherlands’ General Intelligence and Security Service “investigated networks that tried to obtain the knowledge… Read More »

Why Silicon Valley is so hot on nuclear energy

The Vogtle nuclear power plant is located in Burke County, near Waynesboro, Georgia in USA. Each of the two existing units have a Westinghouse pressurized water reactor (PWR), with a General Electric turbine and electric generator, producing approximately 2,400 MW of electricity. Two Westinghouse made AP 1000 reactors are under construction here. Pallava Bagla |… Read More »

U.S. and South Korean cooperation on nuclear technology positive sign for K-SSN

Domestic media outlets, such as Newsis, are speculating that this may pave the way for the South Korean acquisition of nuclear-powered attack submarines. “The two leaders commit to greater nuclear energy collaboration and accelerating the development and global deployment of advanced reactors and small modular reactors by jointly using export promotion and capacity building tools,… Read More »