Investigators within the US discovered they may purchase sufficient radioactive materials to construct a “soiled bomb” through the use of faux corporations and fraudulent licences



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28 July 2022

Radioactive material cannister

Radioactive materials is utilized in a “soiled bomb”

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A covert investigation by a US authorities watchdog has discovered that somebody utilizing faux corporations and fraudulent licences might get hold of sufficient radioactive materials to construct a “soiled bomb”, with out ever having their credentials checked out. Federal regulators don’t have plans to repair the loophole in licensing guidelines till at the very least the tip of 2023.

Soiled bombs, additionally known as radiological dispersal gadgets, use common explosives to unfold radioactive materials. A 2017 report from Sandia Nationwide Laboratories discovered a big soiled bomb detonated in …

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