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Arak Heavy Water Facility Satellite Imagery

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The Arak Heavy water plant under construction about 154 miles southwest of Tehran. (Map Source: CIA)

The Arak Heavy water plant was actually about 32 miles northwest of the city of Arak on the highway leading to Khondab. (Map Source: National Geospatial Agency)

The Heavy Water Production Plant at Arak, 18 August 2001. (Source: Space Imaging, 8/18/2001)

Imagery from 29 February 2004 revealed significant new construction on the site. (Source: Space Imaging, 2/29/2004)

The heavy water facility, mostly under construction. (Source: Space Imaging, 8/18/2001)

New imagery revealed marked progress of construction, and the addition of a Hydrogen Sulphide discharge tower. (Source: Space Imaging, 2/29/2004)

New buildings measuring about 68,000 sq ft. had been added to the northwest of the orginal facility. An area of about 35 acres (14 hectacres) appeared to have been cleared for future construction. (Source: Space Imaging, 2/29/2004)

An 18,000 sq ft security building guarded the main entrance to the Arak facility. (Source: Space Imaging, 2/29/2004)



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