MASS SPECTROMETER CASES ILLUSTRATE DIVERSITY OF IRANIAN PROCUREMENT EFFORTS

On 28 October, an article from the Iran Project from the US-based Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control said that, as Iran ramps up uranium enrichment, authorities in multiple countries have uncovered efforts by Iranian agents to procure mass spectrometers from abroad.  These dual-use machines, which can precisely measure the purity and molecular structure of radioactive material, are essential for uranium enrichment, although they also have a range of non-nuclear uses.

https://www.iranwatch.org/our-publications/international-enforcement-actions/mass-spectrometer-cases-illustrate-diversity-iranian-procurement-efforts

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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