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Justinmeng, what is the difference between 24, November 1999 to 2000, on month ?
Obviously, you do not know nuclear at all. As I said before, Pakistan developed their own nuclear bomb by their returned oversea scientists. Maybe they bought some nuclear books from Chinese book store when they met some problems. There are many Chinese books here talking abouth nuclear engineering. Please read the following:
"In the fields of nuclear technology and nuclear reactor technology, the enrichment of uranium is extremely difficult and sensitive procedure that involves highly sophisticated measures. However, with acknowledging the possible nuclear threats from India; Pakistan from the outset of the Multan conference was exploring both the Plutonium and Uranium routes to the bomb. From 1974 to 1976, uranium enrichment was seen as a backup or at most a co-equal programme for fissile material production. Having two different technologies for production would make Pakistan more resistant to efforts to restrain its programme, and producing both Uranium-235 and plutonium would give Pakistan greater flexibility in weapon design. Mr. Sultan Bashiruddin Mahmood was only one of dozens of scientists and team of nuclear engineers were working in Europe, Canada and the United States in late sixties and early seventies that later became "Consortium Companies" to supply enriched uranium to European nuclear power plants. After India's 1974 nuclear test, a vast majority of PAEC awarded scholars came back to Pakistan and joined the Nuclear program.
As Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan joined the Project. The work on Uranium route spurred. Dr. Qadeer Khan and his team of scientists and engineers quickly sat up the Uranium facilities around the country. In July 1976, Prime Minister Bhutto gave Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan autonomous control of the uranium enrichment project, reporting directly to the Prime Minister's office, which the arrangement has continued since dr. Qadeer Khan founded the Engineering Research Laboratories (ERL) on 31 July 1976, with the exclusive task of indigenous development of Uranium Enrichment Plant. Within the next five years the target would be achieved. A Coordination Board was set up to manage and supervise the Projects' Uranium-route. This Board was headed by Mr. Ghulam Ishaq Khan, and had Aftab Ghulam Nabi Kazi, Agha Shahi and Munir Ahmad Khan as its members. However, ERL continued to remain under the overall supervision of PAEC till 1977 after which it was separated and made independent, but throughout the subsequent years and the 1980s, Munir Ahmad Khan continued to serve as Member later head of the Coordination Board for the Uranium enrichment project as Chairman of PAEC.
By the start of 1983, Project-706's uranium route, under the supervision of dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, had indigenously developed around 1500-2900 uranium gas centrifuges that could be tested in a nuclear device. It was dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan's effort that on June 4, 1978, Pakistan scientists working in the Engineering Research Laboratories succeed in enriching uranium by separating U-238 and U-235 isotopes at the then-Pakistan Air Force controlled-Chaklala Airbase Centrifuge Laboratory (CACL). Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, who was heading the team, quickly informs General Zia and PAEC chairman Munir Ahmad Khan informs the imprisoned Prime Minister that time, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of the historic event.
By the end of 1983, ERL/KRL under dr. Qadeer Khan, carried out the first cold test of a single nuclear device but it seems that this effort did not prove to be successful since the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission led by Munir Ahmad Khan had carried out the first cold test of a working nuclear device on March 11, 1983. However, on March of 1984, the year after, Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers built the underground tunnel and cleared out the tunnels. General Zahid Ali Akbar personally supervised the construction of the nuclear test site at the Kahuta. The Kahuta Research Laboratories (KRL), led by dr. A. Qadeer Khan, had successfully developed the boosted-atomic device, using the natural urainuim instead of high enriched uranium. On March of 1984, the KRL had independently and successfully carried out its own cold tests of its nuclear device near Kahuta, using the gas centrifuge technology. The cold test was witnessed by General Zahid Ali Akbar and dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan along with other senior high military officials.