Uranium security in South Africa

Enough highly enriched uranium can be found inside the Pelindaba Nuclear Research Center to build at least six nuclear bombs as powerful as the one dropped on Hiroshima, Japan. South Africa claims the site is secure, but in 2007 intruders were able to breach its security. Read related article.


Source: The Center for Public Integrity, Image source: DigitalGlobe via Google Earth | Gene Thorp/The Washington Post March 14, 2015
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