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Even the recent revelations of seemingly modest North Korean progress on missile technology and the production of nuclear fuel — including continued work on a new nuclear reactor that can produce plutonium — have not dimmed Mr. Trump’s enthusiasm.
The Energy Department wants to ramp up production to 80 plutonium cores a year by 2030.
Their assignment is to retrieve three highly dangerous plutonium cores from a man code-named John Lark, who is working with anarchist terror-network The Syndicate (yes, them again) to bring down the free world.
The 38 North report said the imagery points to work ‘‘continuing at a rapid pace’’ in recent months at the site, which contains a plutonium production reactor and an experimental light-water reactor for possible energy production.
The Clinton-era accord froze North Korea's plutonium program under effective verification.
Fission weapons use either uranium (U-235) or plutonium (Pu-239).
Lane's possession of three small plutonium bombs and his intention to use them springboard all the action.
Activity also continues at a nearby building where plutonium is extracted from spent fuel, and staining on the roof of another building suggests the North is enriching weapons-grade uranium using centrifuges.
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: a radioactive element that is used to make nuclear energy and nuclear weapons
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