The part of the nuclear fuel has already been withdrawn from Uzbekistan to Russia in the form of highly enriched spent fuel assemblies, according to the explanatory note of the document.
What does HE stand for?
HE stands for Highly Enriched
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- Hepatic Encephalopathy
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- Hesse (Federal State in Germany)
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Today, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz issued a determination permitting the Department of Energy to make uranium transfers to fund accelerated cleanup activities at the Portsmouth or Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Sites and the down blending of highly enriched uranium into low-enriched uranium to support national security objectives.
Tokyo, March 25 ( ANI ): Japan is reportedly planning to handover more than 700 pounds (315 kg) of weapons grade plutonium and a supply of highly enriched uranium to the US.
This new facility could significantly increase India's ability to produce highly enriched uranium for military purposes, including more powerful nuclear weapons," the institute said in a report that analyzed an image taken in April.
It said nearby areas could be contaminated by highly enriched uranium and that it would be impossible to account for the nuclear material after such a strike, suggesting it could fall into the hands of people who might use it as a weapon.
Vienna: The United States and Russia have helped ship out nearly 16 kilograms of highly enriched uranium from Vietnam as part of a global campaign to reduce the use of nuclear fuel that could also provide material for bombs.
Holding up a small lead container that was used to try to traffic highly enriched uranium in Moldova two years ago, the UN nuclear chief said it showed a "worrying level of knowledge on the part of the smugglers".
The immediate concerns raised by both agencies are if the loss or theft of highly enriched uranium, plutonium or different types of radioactive sources fall into the hands of terrorist groups who then go onto create crude nuclear devices or dirty bombs.