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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

Ikonos Imagery of Dimona
Negev Nuclear Research Center
Kirya le-Mehekar Gariny (KAMAG)

Reactor Detail
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09 29 September 1971
04 July 2000

Reactor Detail

Reactor Detail
The cooling towers associated with the Dimona reactor are clearly visible and identifiable in satellite imagery. Comparison of IKONOS imagery acquired in July 2000 with declassified American CORONA reconnaissance satellite imagery taken in the 1960's indicates that no new cooling towers were constructed in the years between 1971 and 2000. This strongly suggests that the reactor's power level has not been increased significantly during this period.

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