U.S. to provide small amounts of HEU to Slovenia and South Korea

On 16 March 2017 the Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued an export license XSNM3778 that authorizes shipment of 0.024 kg of HEU (0.02256 U-235, 95% enrichment) "for neutron flux monitoring in Krsko Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 1)." The material will be used in fission chambers that are manufactured by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Thermo Fisher Scientific also submitted a license application, XSNM3775, to provide fission chambers to Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Corporation in South Korea. In that application, the company requested authorization to export 0.312 kg of 94% HEU (0.293 kg of U-235).