Technical Session 2G: Integration of Existing National Resources into Nuclear Forensic Capabilities
- D.M. Hill (Australia)
- M. Sinaga (Indonesia)
Panel Session 2H
Discussion on Integration of Existing National Resources into Nuclear Forensics Capabilities
Dr F. Dimayuga (Canada)
7/8/14, 3:50 PM
Subsequent to the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit, Canada concluded that its existing capability for nuclear forensics would best be augmented by establishing a national nuclear forensics laboratory network, which would include a capability to perform forensic analysis of evidence contaminated with radioactive material. At the same time, the need for a national nuclear forensics library of...
G. Kochev (Russian Federation)
7/8/14, 4:10 PM
Russian Federation has a well developed system of forensics organizations in the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of the Interior and Federal Security Service. This system is capable to implement the wide range of expert investigations of traditional (non-radioactive) material evidences such as fingerprints, biological traces, microparticles of natural and anthropogenic origin, etc. These...
Dr N. Shinohara (Japan)
7/8/14, 4:30 PM
According to the IAEA technical guidance for nuclear forensics (NF) starting from incident response and going to sampling, distribution, analysis and finally interpretation in illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials , NF laboratory has to enable the identification of unique characteristics in the seized materials, to provide investigative leads and support prosecution...
Mr K. Pyuskyulyan (Armenia)
7/8/14, 4:50 PM
After the disintegration of the USSR, a situation developed in Armenia where, at the enterprises using radioactive sources, control over sources had been extremely weakened for the following reasons: 1. The majority of the industrial enterprises and scientific research institutes of federal submission, including so-called "enterprises of the military department", from the end of the...