Just How Impenetrable Is It?

Frank Munger “has a neat video”:http://blogs.knoxnews.com/knx/munger/2008/09/how_secure_is_heumf.html in which he prods Y-12 officials on just how secure the “new Highly Enriched Uranium Materials Facility”:http://www.nti.org/d_newswire/issues/2008/9/10/7c57556f-6571-4114-bfab-29b5f3d32d4d.html is. I love how vague they are on the “DBT”:http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/basic-ref/glossary/design-basis-threat.html. Check it out.

“This bit”:http://blogs.knoxnews.com/knx/munger/2008/10/message_to_terrorists_dont_try.html is also a classic.

Asked what he’d say to people who might try to penetrate Y-12’s new high-security storehouse for bomb-grade uranium, Ron Wantland [head of Y-12’s operational security group] responded:

*”Think about a dozen times before you even wake up in the morning . . . Don’t even try it.”*

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