AHWR

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AHWRAdvanced Heavy Water Reactor
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* research reactors: CIRUS (which will be shut down in 2010), Dhruva, Advanced Heavy Water Reactor;
* India has announced that a prototype advanced heavy water reactor is slated for construction.
Prime Minister Singh told the Indian Parliament on February 26 that "We will offer to place under safeguards only those facilities that can be identified as civilian without damaging our deterrence potential or restricting our R&D effort." (52) Current available information on the separation plan indicates that no research and development facilities have been included--not the CIRUS or Dhruva reactors, not the Fast Breeder Test Reactor, and not the planned Advanced Heavy Water Reactor.
We've successfully completed two stages of this objective, and soon to implement stage three of the program where Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWRs) will drive thorium-plutonium fuel to the U-233 stage which will enable a self-sustainable fissile material.
Critical Facility: 100 W Research Reactor for core physics experiments related to Advanced Heavy Water Reactors (AHWR) for stage III nuclear power programme.
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