Analysis of IKONOS Imagery of the Plutonium Production Reactor at Khushab, Pakistan

16 March 2000

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* A tonne is a metric ton, equivalent to 1000 kilograms or 2200 pounds.

** For example, in 1992 a spokesman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) strongly contradicted the report by David Albright and Tom Zamora that Pakistan was erecting a 50 MWth atomic reactor. The spokesman expressed surprise over such "concocted" stories and said that Pakistan was considering dealing with the situation on a diplomatic level.

To go to the analysis of the newly-identified heavy water plant at Khushab, click here.

To see an image of the support facility at Khushab, click here.

To go to ISIS' South Asian assessments page, click here.

To go to ISIS' Satellite Imagery index, click here.

To go to Space Imaging's website for more on the IKONOS satellite, click here.