The U.S. DOE MPC and A assistance program to Ukraine

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The nuclear industry of Ukraine is a vital part of the national economy. In 1995 nuclear power accounted for approximately 37% of the total electricity production. Ukraine has five nuclear power stations with fourteen reactors in commercial operation. Ukraine also has research facilities whose work involves nuclear materials. Improving the security of the nuclear material under its control is an important goal for the Ukrainian nuclear community. Ukraine has requested and is receiving the assistance of several IAEA member states in material protection, control and accounting (MPC and A). The US DOE is providing assistance in nuclear material safeguards in ... continued below

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Kuzmycz, G.; Bingham, C. & Chen, R. September 1, 1997.

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  • Kuzmycz, G. USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
  • Bingham, C. Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)
  • Chen, R. Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

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The nuclear industry of Ukraine is a vital part of the national economy. In 1995 nuclear power accounted for approximately 37% of the total electricity production. Ukraine has five nuclear power stations with fourteen reactors in commercial operation. Ukraine also has research facilities whose work involves nuclear materials. Improving the security of the nuclear material under its control is an important goal for the Ukrainian nuclear community. Ukraine has requested and is receiving the assistance of several IAEA member states in material protection, control and accounting (MPC and A). The US DOE is providing assistance in nuclear material safeguards in both material control and accountability (MC and A) and physical protection (PP) to the national regulatory authority and to four facilities in Ukraine. The program is well under way. At the Kiev Institute of Nuclear Research (KINR) a significant upgrade of the PP system has been completed. Similar upgrades are in progress at the Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology (KIPT), South Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant (SUNPP) and Sevastopol Institute of Nuclear Energy and Industry (SINEI). MC and A equipment and software, including computers and NDA instrumentation, have been delivered to the facilities. This paper summarizes accomplishments of the program to date, and future plans.

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  • 38. annual meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials management, Phoenix, AZ (United States), 20-24 Jul 1997

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  • Report No.: ANL/TD/CP--94041
  • Report No.: CONF-970744--
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 554794
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691781

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Kuzmycz, G.; Bingham, C. & Chen, R. The U.S. DOE MPC and A assistance program to Ukraine, article, September 1, 1997; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691781/: accessed July 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.