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BWXT Subsidiary Gets DOE Contract for Uranium Fuel Production

BWXT Subsidiary Gets DOE Contract for Uranium Fuel Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
BWXT Subsidiary Gets DOE Contract for Uranium Fuel Production

BWXT Subsidiary Gets DOE Contract for Uranium Fuel Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Department of Energy has selected BWX Technologies“™ Nuclear Operations Group subsidiary to provide a uranium-based fuel under a $3.6M contract.

DOE“™s National Nuclear Security Administration will use the uranium-molybdenum alloy High Assay Low Enriched Uranium, or U-Mo HALEU, to replace high-enriched uranium currently used in research reactors, BWXT said Tuesday.

The contractor will decommission and modify a facility in Lynchburg, Va., to support the U-Mo HALEU fuel“™s production. BWXT expects to commence production by 2024.

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Written by Nichols Martin

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