Briefings and tours directed to capabilities necessary to develop nuclear weapons, detailed aspects of bilateral MPC&A programs, export control issues in the nuclear area, and MPC&A system requirements.

Los Alamos National Laboratory 

Sandia National Laboratories

Russia

General discussions of MPC&A and export control problems and the role of U.S. agencies in addressing these problems, with particular attention to nuclear smuggling.

U.S. embassy staff

Visits to facilities to become familiar with MPC&A programs that were in place and under development and to review the activities of specialists from DOE.

Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy (Moscow) 

Institute of Physics and Power Engineering (Obninsk) 

Machine Building Enterprise (Electrostal) 

Luch Scientific Production Association (Podolsk)

Discussions of the design, development, and production of equipment for use in MPC&A systems.

Institute of Automatics (Moscow) 

Eleron (Moscow)

Discussions of the general approaches to MPC&A at the national level, including the threat of nuclear diversions and the importance of bilateral cooperation.

Ministry of Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation 

State Committee for Nuclear Protection

Attendance at an international conference devoted to all aspects of MPC&A systems and the relationships of such systems to the general issue of nonproliferation.

Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy (Moscow)

Discussions of nuclear contamination and nuclear safety problems, particularly problems associated with naval activities.

Institute of Nuclear Safety of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow)



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