India's Nuclear Facilities
Indira Gandhi Atomic Research Center, Kalpakkam
Indira Gandhi Atomic Research Center. Site of Fast Breeder Test Reactor and plutonium extraction plants. Also the location of Madras 1 and 2 nuclear power reactors, which can produce plutonium for nuclear weapons.
Kakrapar 1 and 2 nuclear power reactors are not subject to International Atomic Energy Agency inspection and therefore available to produce weapons-grade plutonium.
Narora 1 and 2 nuclear power reactors are not subject to International Atomic Energy Agency inspection and therefore available to produce weapons-grade plutonium.
Site of the first Indian nuclear detonation on May 18, 1974. This bomb was exploded 100 meters beneath the surface. Used again during the testing in 1998.
Rattehalli Rare Materials Plant
Pilot-scale uranium enrichment plant.
TarapurLarge plutonium extraction plant presumed to support nuclear weapons program. Two U.S. supplied electric power reactors under IAEA inspection.
Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay
The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India's primary nuclear research facility. It has a number of nuclear reactors, all of which are used for India's nuclear power and research program. The possible site of a weapons program including plutonium production using Dhruva and Cirus research reactors, a plutonium extraction plant and a pilot-scale uranium enrichment plant.
19.828544°N, 72.660184°ESources: Federation of American Scientists, Center for Non-Proliferation Studies, and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace