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fissionable

adjective Capable of undergoing a nuclear fission reaction.
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The other 99 percent is uranium-238, which is not fissile but rather fertile; if it gains a neutron of the right energy, it turns into uranium-239, which after a couple of beta decays becomes fissile plutonium-239.
The detailed characteristics and specifications of the new fissile Package will be provided to the selected candidates during the second phase of this Tendering Procedure.
Unmaking the Bomb presents, in careful and meticulous detail, a persuasive case that the best way to deal with nuclear weapons, over the coming years, is to tackle the fissile materials problem.
Egypt's permanent representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Walid Abdel Nasser, stressed that the terms of the treaty should address the current stock for fissile material.
Under the accord, Iran suspended enrichment of uranium to 20 percent fissile concentration - a relatively short technical step away from the level required for nuclear bombs - and is taking action to neutralize its holding of the material.
Netanyahu added: "Anyone who does not want fissile material for a nuclear bomb does not insist on enrichment.
One of the most concerning factors is the stockpiles of fissile material the developed states are possessing, a ban on the further production of the given material would not disturb their nuclear hegemony as their stocks would be at disposal to back up their future nuclear ambitions.
Masse, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission official who has testified before Congress on national security, explores the forces driving supply and terrorist demand for fissile materials and assesses policy measures for prevention of nuclear terrorism.
Iran insists it has no nuclear weapons ambitions, but the international community fears it could use its uranium enrichment program not only to make reactor fuel but also the fissile core of nuclear weapons.
emphasis on--and development of--ballistic missile defense, however understandable, has the potential to undermine the Obama Administration's global zero agenda, particularly by eroding Chinese support for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) or a fissile material cutoff treaty.
Also, intelligence reports have yet to show that the nuclear facility will be used to make fissile material.