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enriched uranium

Uranium with a higher concentration of the radioisotope 235U than is found in natural uranium ore. The isotope 235U is used to manufacture nuclear fuel rods (for electrical power generation) and nuclear weapons. See: depleted uranium
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Iran yesterday announced it would boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by the nuclear deal, in a move that ramped up tensions between Tehran and the west.
Iran last June restarted production of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) to boost its uranium enrichment capacity as part of preparations ordered by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.
Tehran [Iran], June 6 ( ANI ): Iran's atomic energy agency spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi on Tuesday said Iran will inform the United Nations (UN) nuclear watchdog in Vienna of its plan to increase the country's uranium enrichment capacity.
Pursuant to the contract, Centrus will perform engineering and testing work on the American Centrifuge uranium enrichment technology to support future national security and energy security needs.
sanctions to develop the uranium enrichment process, enabling it to run an effectively self-sufficient nuclear program that is capable of producing around six nuclear bombs a year, they said.
The North has evaded a decade of UN sanctions to develop the uranium enrichment process, enabling it to run an effectively self-sufficient nuclear programme that is capable of producing around six nuclear bombs a year, they said.
"We still have critical work to do to advance the nation's uranium enrichment capability," said Steve Penrod, vice president of American Centrifuge for Centrus.
According to the daily, the new uranium enrichment facility was built next to the previous facility, which in 2010 was shown to a visiting scientist from the United States.
TEHRAN - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said it has brought down an Israeli stealth drone above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in the centre of the country."A spy drone of the Zionist regime (Israel) was brought down by a missile...
TEHRAN, Iran -- Ahead of the start of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, an official in the Islamic Republic called limiting uranium enrichment and diluting its stockpile the country's ''most important commitments,'' state radio reported Sunday.
Its report said nuclear engineer Massimo Aparo will lead the team, which will visit Natanz and Fordo, Iran's uranium enrichment facilities.
Iran has decelerated its rate of uranium enrichment because it already possesses the basic infrastructure for producing a nuclear weapon, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Thursday.