Zlatoust-36, currently Trekhgorny, was established as a site of the Machine-Building Plant – a warhead assembly/disassembly facility. The town has a population of approximately 33,000. Of them, approximately 10,000 work at the warhead production facility. The Device-Building plant assembles nuclear warheads from physics packages that are produced by other serial warhead assembly facilities. Possibly the plant also manufactures depleted uranium components of nuclear warheads.
By kjfitz @ 2005-12-08 12:14:08