Latitude: 34° 22' 13" N Longitude: 49° 14' 26" E
Area use / Military Branches: Nuclear facility
Iranean heavy water facility north of Arak. A 40 MWt heavy water moderated reactor which should be ready in 2014, referred to as IR-40.
In 2006, Iran announced the inauguration of this plant for production of heavy water. This reactor is intended to replace the life-expired 1967 Tehran Nuclear Research Center research reactor, mainly involved in the production of radioisotopes for medical and other purposes.
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