NUMECNuclear Materials and Equipment Corporation
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In 1965, NUMEC could not account for another 220 pounds of highly enriched uranium, and a year later the FBI began monitoring NUMEC's management and Israeli visitors.
Senate" where, for example, Senator Arlen Specter had tried but failed, to clear Zalman Shapiro, a former head of NUMEC.
The missing uranium was lost during the normal operations of the NUMEC plant--into its concrete floor, stuck to ventilation ducts, flushed into the local waterways and air.
Without Israeli government-sponsored spying, how many we suppose that nuclear material was smuggled out of the NUMEC plant in Apollo, Pennsylvania, in 1965 and transported to Israel to assist in the country's manufacture of nuclear weapons?
However, NUMEC reportedly discarded a variety of radiologically contaminated scrap, involving enrichments of uranium, plutonium, thorium and various chemicals.