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Rosatom plans to open a production of "nuclear bullets" for cancer treatment

Specialists of the Russian nuclear industry began the practical implementation of the project on creation in Russia of a modern plant for the production of radiopharmaceutical drugs for the targeted treatment of various forms of cancer, reported the press service of the designer of the future production of JSC "Central design and technological Institute" (tisc, includes fuel company of Rosatom TVEL).

We are talking about the creation of the production of radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with international standards for production and quality control of pharmaceuticals GMP (good manufacturing practice). The plant will be built on the premises of Rosatom "Scientific research physics and chemical Institute named Karpov" in Obninsk (Kaluga region). "The launch is planned for 2024," - said in the message.

Rosatom will operate the plant for producing plutonium, U-5

The famous pilot plant U-5 in Moscow, which worked out the technologies of plutonium required to create a domestic nuclear weapons will be decommissioned by 2022, the works are scheduled to use new technologies that can be applied in similar projects in the future, according to the portal of the Federal target program on nuclear and radiation safety.

Install the U-5 is located in the North-West of Moscow on the territory of "high-tech research Institute of inorganic materials named after academician Bochvar" (VNIINM, a part of TVEL, a leading scientific center of Rosatom on the development of nuclear fuel cycle technologies and materials science).

Rosatom began endurance testing a new fuel for Dukovany NPP

Specialists of the Russian nuclear industry began the endurance test of nuclear fuel of the third generation, designed to improve the efficiency of the Czech nuclear power plant Dukovany, announced the press service of the machine-building division of Rosatom Atomenergomash.

At the site, the research and development base of enterprises of "Atomenergomash" JSC "OKB "Gidropress" (Podolsk, Moscow region) started the endurance test of the layout of the fuel cartridge PK3 for nuclear power reactors VVER-440, which are operated at Dukovany NPP. "The purpose of the tests – the study of the mechanical resistance of the working elements of the cassette PK3 in teplogenerirujushchej conditions as close to real" - explains the "Atomenergomash".