US/Russian cooperative efforts in nuclear material protection, control, and accounting at the Siberian Chemical Combine

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The Siberian Chemical Combine (SKhK) is the largest multifunction nuclear production facility in the Russian nuclear complex. Until recently, it produced and processed special nuclear material for the Russian Defense Ministry. SKhK and its US partners in the Department of Energy (DOE) US/Russian Materials Protection, Control, and Accountability (MPC and A) Program are nearing completion of the initial MPC and A upgrades at the six SKhK plant sites that were begun three years ago. Comprehensive enhancements to the physical protection and access control systems are progressing on a site-wide basis while a comprehensive MC and A system is being implemented ... continued below

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Goloskokov, I.; Yarygin, A.; Petrushev, V. & Morgado, R.E. December 31, 1998.

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The Siberian Chemical Combine (SKhK) is the largest multifunction nuclear production facility in the Russian nuclear complex. Until recently, it produced and processed special nuclear material for the Russian Defense Ministry. SKhK and its US partners in the Department of Energy (DOE) US/Russian Materials Protection, Control, and Accountability (MPC and A) Program are nearing completion of the initial MPC and A upgrades at the six SKhK plant sites that were begun three years ago. Comprehensive enhancements to the physical protection and access control systems are progressing on a site-wide basis while a comprehensive MC and A system is being implemented at the Radiochemical Plant site. SKhK now produces thermal and electrical power, enriches uranium for commercial reactor fuel, reprocesses irradiated fuel, converts high-enriched uranium metal into high-enriched oxide for blending into reactor-grade, low-enriched uranium, and manufactures civilian products. The authors review the progress to date and outline plans for continuing the work in 1999.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99002077

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  • 39. Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) annual meeting, Naples, FL (United States), 26-30 Jul 1998

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  • Other: DE99002077
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-3166
  • Report No.: CONF-980733--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 325776
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675249

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Goloskokov, I.; Yarygin, A.; Petrushev, V. & Morgado, R.E. US/Russian cooperative efforts in nuclear material protection, control, and accounting at the Siberian Chemical Combine, article, December 31, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675249/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.