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Esfahan (Isfahan)
Nuclear Technology Center

Imagery Overview
Zone A
Zone B
Tunneling
Tunneling -- 2
Other Construction


Imagery of the Esfahan Nuclear Technology Center
This imagery is published as a joint initiative with Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel's top daily newspaper, and its intelligence correspondent, Ronen Bergman
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Map of the Middle East centered on Iran

Location of Esfahan, Iran

Tactical Pilotage Chart of Esfahan

The Research Center in relation to the city of Esfahan

NIMA 10-meter CIB imagery of Esfahan as of 1995. Note the absence of construction

Ikonos imagery from 25 May 2000

Ikonos imagery from 4 October 2001

DigitalGlobe imagery from 17 February 2002

As of 1995, the facility had yet to be built

As of 2000, construction of the facility was proceeding

Esfahan will be protected by 3 air defense sites still under construction as of 25 may 2000. As of February 2002, there was no evidence of operational surface-to-air missiles

Probable Russian-built Raduga radar system. The other two mounds are occupied by unidentifed AA guns

DigitalGlobe imagery from 21 July 2004 Construction is proceeding, especially in Zone B of the Technology Center



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