Detecting Illicit Trafficking of Radioactive Materials

On 29 January 2015, citizens in the town of Netishyn detected an unknown item resembling a container. Careful examination revealed that the unknown item was a Gammarid-type container with depleted uranium used for transport of radiation sources.


Measurements showed no sources inside the container. The equivalent dose rate at the container surface was 10 µSv/h.

The container was removed and sent for storage and further forensics.

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