mix of defense and scientific missions) are more complicated to put under international safeguards than commercial power plants. Furthermore, the issue of proliferation from research facilities will have to be dealt with long before proliferation from potential power plants becomes a concern. (Conclusion 3-3 from the panel report)
Conclusion: It will be important to consider international engagement regarding the potential for proliferation associated with IFE power plants. (Conclusion 3-4 from the panel report)
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