Summary of second US inspection of Dimona. Although inspectors "were taken to Dimona without advance notification, [and] they had spent only a short time there," they felt that "the visit was satisfacotry in that the AEC technicians could confirm that the reactor is not a power reactor but rather a large research reactor.
October 23, 1962
Department of State Memorandum of Conversation, 'Second U.S. Visit to Dimona Reactor'
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Results of second US visit to Dimona discussed.
RG 59, DF, 884A.1901/10-2362. Originally published in Avner Cohen and William Burr, eds., National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book #547 (April 21, 2016).
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