Table of Iran’s Principal Nuclear Facilities

The table below lists information about facilities in Iran’s declared nuclear infrastructure.

Uranium Minesextraction of uranium oreSaghand
operationalallegedly China
Yellowcake Production Plantsproduction of uranium concentrateArdakan and Bandar Abbasoperational or under construction
Uranium Conversion Plant (UCF)uranium conversionIsfahan Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC)operationalChina supplied blueprints
Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP)uranium enrichment with gas centrifugesNatanzoperationalA.Q. Khan network provided centrifuge blueprints and components
Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP)uranium enrichment with gas centrifugesNatanzpartially operationalA.Q. Khan network provided centrifuge blueprints and components
Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP)uranium enrichment with gas centrifugesnear Qompartially operational
Heavy Water Production Plantproduction of heavy water; used as a moderator in nuclear reactorsArakoperationalRussia helped with know-how
Heavy Water Research Reactor (IR-40) (40 MWt)production of radioisotopes; by-products include plutoniumArakunder construction
Light Water Power Reactor (1,000 MWe)electricity productionBushehrcompleted, not operatingGermany and Russia
Tehran Research Reactor (TRR) (5 MWt)radioisotope productionTehran Nuclear Research CenteroperationalUnited States
Jabr Ibn Hayan Multipurpose Laboratories (JHL)research, including on uranium metal developmentTehran Nuclear Research Centeroperational
Molybdenum, Iodine and Xenon Radioisotope Production Facility (MIX Facility)radioisotope productionTehran Nuclear Research Centeroperational
Fuel Manufacturing Plant (FMP)manufactures fuel for the Arak reactorIsfahan Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC)operational
Fuel Plate Fabrication Plant (FPFP)manufactures fuel for the TRRIsfahan Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC)operational
Miniature Neutron Source Reactor (MNSR) (30 kWt)reportedly for isotope productionIsfahan Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC)operationalChina
Heavy Water Zero Power ReactorresearchIsfahan Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC)operationalChina
Light Water Sub-critical Reactor (LWSCR)researchIsfahan Nuclear Technology Center (ENTC)operationalChina