Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 24 No. 40
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October 16, 2020

Complicated Restart of Niobium Alloy Production at Y-12 Could Delay Nuclear Weapons Deliveries, GAO Says

By Dan Leone
Future nuclear weapons programs will be delayed if the National Nuclear Security Administration is not able to produce depleted-uranium-niobium alloy ingots in Oak Ridge, Tenn., in the next three years, according to a report the Government Accountability Office…
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