Skip to comments.Russia says Iran's nuclear power plant is fully operational
Posted on 08/31/2012 1:00:15 PM PDT by Nachum
Moscow - Iran's first atomic power plant, a symbol of what the Islamic Republic says is its peaceful nuclear ambition, is now operating at full capacity, Russia's state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on Friday. The Russian-built 1,000-megawatt reactor near the Gulf city of Bushehr, was plugged into Iran's national grid last September, ending years of delays and suspicions that Moscow was using the project as a diplomatic lever. Oil-rich Iran says electricity generation is the main motivation for nuclear work that its adversaries say is really aimed at getting atomic weapons capability.
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Is this facility completely underground?
Soo that means payment has cleared ...
It is completely above ground and an excellent target.
If I were raiding Iran..I would first complete destroy their electric power grid..shut down the country. That would slow down the nuc program. You can’t run a nuc program from an underground power station..won’t happen..too much air and exhaust to get in and out.
Like tanks and airplanes, operators have to get in and out from time to time.
IF the IDF had a neutron warhead in their inventory, exploding one high over Tehran would create that EMP effect that everyone keeps worrying about except that it would burn out everything in IRAN, which would be ironically humorous.
I don’t know that a neutron warhead would do it - they are relatively small devices that are tuned to produce deadly neutrons in very great numbers while minimizing blast. This is not the same as tuning a device to produce the E1 or E3 pulse. Nonetheless, I like your way of thinking - no one needs to blast the nuke plant and its fuel to dust, just destroy all electrical output in a large part of Iran and you’ll have the same impact with far less radiation.
The EYE-ranians better hope it is, because the control system is full of Israeli generated virus and trojans, LOL.
I admit that I’m not as well versed regarding neutron warheads as other traditional weapons in our inventory, and I appreciate your elaborating on what I was only able to suggest in general terms.
Personally I’ve always been in favor of adding Tehran to Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the history books, one reason is because those little pricks desperately are in need of a smackdown, and demonstrating to the rest of the world that we still have the capability AND the balls to use the same type of weapon today as we did on the Japanese in ‘45 wouldn’t hurt a bit.
Of course with the current simpering sap in the White House, Iran has nothing to worry about.
Let me see - if it’s fully operational, with fuel provided by Russia - why do they need to be enriching ANY uranium much less bring new centrifuges on line?