Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 25 No. 09
Visit Archives | Return to Issue
Nuclear Security & Deterrence
Article 2 of 8
March 05, 2021

Watts Bar 2 Tritium Production Less Than Expected in 2021; Reactor Has ‘Degraded Steam Generator’

By Dan Leone
The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Unit 2 reactor, which began producing tritium for nuclear weapons on Nov. 19, will irradiate a bit more than half as many tritium-producing rods as hoped in fiscal year 2021, the National Nuclear Security Administration…
Thank you for visiting
Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor!

You must be logged in as a subscriber to view this page.

Not a subscriber? Click here to sign up for a FREE six-week trial and receive access to this article, along with our entire archives.


Please contact if you are unable to login.

Nuclear Deterrence Summit 2021 August 3-5, 2021 Alexandria, VA  
Social Feed

Tweets by @EMPublications