Removal of HEU from three Japan's research facilities

The United States and Japan announced the removal of about 30 kg of HEU from three research sites in Japan:

  • University of Tokyo's Yayoi Research Reactor
  • Japan Atomic Energy Agency's Deuterium Critical Assembly
  • Japan Atomic Energy Agency's Japan Research Reactor 4

The shipment was completed in March 2022. According to the NNSA, the material was taken to the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.