Uranium in the possession of Iran can make 5 nuclear bombs

Uranium in the possession of Iran can make 5 nuclear bombs

Washington : MA : USA | May 26, 2012 at 8:24 AM PDT
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More enrichment centrifuges in Iran?

Experts of the Institute for Science and International Security in Massachusetts, Washington, believe that Iran has increased the output of its low-enriched uranium by nearly 33% but the end product needs more refining to make it more suitable for use in bombs.

This has been reported in guardian.com dated the 26th of May 2012.

In fact, further refining would ensure that Iran has in its possession enough material to manufacture at least five nuclear bombs.

This inference is drawn by the ISIS based on an analysis of data appearing in the quarterly report of the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency).

It seems since 2007, Iran has produced 6.2-tonnes of uranium which has been enriched to a level of 3.5% - and efforts are on to enrich it further.

Iran has increased its number of centrifuges by another 350 – it is located underground in Fordow where the previous 700 are kept. The place is buried deep in an inaccessible, underground rocky terrain for safety purposes.

The ISIS feels that Iran is facing problems in testing of more advanced centrifuges which would make the task of refining the uranium.

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Iran says 3,000 centrifuges have been added to its uranium enrichment facilities
Iran says 3,000 centrifuges have been added to its uranium enrichment facilities
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