List of nuclear reactors

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  • Es Salam (The Peace), 15 MW reactor for research, located in Aïn Oussera, in service since 1993
  • Nur, research reactor built by Argentine INVAP

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  • McMurdo Station – PM-3A NNPU "Nukey Poo" US Navy power reactor (operational 1962, shut down 1972, fully dismantled 1979)


Power station reactors

  • Atucha (Spanish)
    • Atucha I PHWR, 335 MWe
    • Atucha II PHWR, 692 MWe
    • Atucha III : 2010 signed contract with AECL ACR-1000 1500 MWe
  • Embalse, a single unit 600 MWe PHWR (CANDU)

Research reactors

All reactors owned and operated by the National Atomic Energy Commission except as noted

  • RA-0, built 1964, 0.01 kWt, tank type, owned and operated by Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
  • RA-1 Enrico Fermi, built 1957, 40 kWt, tank type.
  • RA-2, built 1965, 0.03 kWt, critical assembly type (shut down on 1983/09/01)
  • RA-3, built 1963, 5,000 kWt, pool type.
  • RA-4 (former SUR-100), built 1971, HOMOG type, owned and operated by Universidad Nacional de Rosario
  • RA-6, built 1978, 500 kWt, pool type.
  • RA-8, built 1986, 0.01 kWt, critical assembly type (shut down)


  • Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant – Two VVER-440 Model V230 reactors (Russian), one operational, one shut down in 1989


  • HIFAR (High Flux Australian Reactor; 10 MWt), Lucas Heights, New South Wales, produced patient nuclear medicine doses (approx half a million a year) for the diagnosis and treatment of major diseases such as cancer and heart disease. It first went critical on January 26, 1958 and was decommissioned January 2007 which will take up to 10 years to complete.
  • MOATA, 100kWt Argonaut class reactor, now permanently shut down.


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