Accession Number:

AD0632925

Title:

NUCLEAR REACTOR DEVELOPMENT IN EGYPT.

Descriptive Note:

Summary of data,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY DIV LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

This summary of data is based on Western open sources published 1957-1965. There are four parts to this report. In the Introduction Part 1 the author cites the lack of information in Western sources on nuclear reactor development in Egypt. Available information indicates that Egypt has only one research reactor supplied by the Soviet Union and one power reactor currently under construction. A few nuclear research laboratories are in operation with several more under construction. For the time being, the Egyptian nuclear reactor development program is heavily dependent on foreign cooperation and assistance however, great emphasis is being placed on the development of a national nuclear engineering capability, according to the author. In Part 2 The Egyptian Atomic Energy Commission the author traces briefly the development of this commission, the abolishment of same, and the subsequent establishment of the Atomic Energy Institute. Part 3 Personalities inludes names of members of the Atomic Energy Commission, names of scientists employed by the commission, names of assigned specialists, names of members of educational and other special missions sent abroad by the commission, and names of those sent to scientific conferences. Part 4 Facilities discusses the 2 Mwth research reactor at Inchass and the 150 Mwe power reactor at Borg-el-Arab. A bibliography, comprising 12 entries, completes the report. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Military Intelligence
  • Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE