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IAEA report on Iran: key points
The Telegraph ^ | 11-7-11 | Alex Spillius

Posted on 11/07/2011 7:25:36 AM PST by Driftwood1

The International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN’s nuclear watchdog, will this week release a report on Iran’s nuclear activities. According to Western officials It will offer overpowering evidence that the Islamic republic has acquired and assembled the equipment and skills needed to build its first nuclear weapon. Details of the report have already begun to emerge. Here are the key points:

Iran is in the advanced stages of designing a nuclear explosive device small enough to fit in a warhead. Its indigenous design involves a so-called R265 generator, which is a spherical shell with explosives around the outside. The name could refer to the 265mm radius of the fissile hemispheres. Computer models for the warhead are configured in way that is not appropriate for civilian use but is entirely appropriate for a weapons programme, according to sources familiar with the IAEA report.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: atomic; iaea; iran; nuclear

1 posted on 11/07/2011 7:25:38 AM PST by Driftwood1
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To: Driftwood1

Sounds like Iran’s computers have been hacked with precision. MOOSAD?


2 posted on 11/07/2011 7:30:51 AM PST by Bringbackthedraft (CAIN 2012, AMERICA ,LETS GET BACK TO "BUSINESS"! ( w/ Alan West as SOD too))
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