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Cold Shot / Cold Standby Status Updates*:
By Andrew Kishner, 209Days.com
December 14, 2022
In a Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
(DNFSB) Oct. NNSS report, a positive USQD was
determined after monsoon moisture and muck
issues put a U1h hoist (cable system) for SNEs
packages out of order, further delaying
subcritical test operations as, per the report,
facility personnel concluded the safety basis for
the U1a "will need to be revised." Citing a Jul.
2022 DNFSB report discussing an unreviewed
safety question relating to SNE vessels
("discrepancies between the code and the
fabrication of the [steel confinement] vessel"),
the Oct. report added "the U1a complex
continues to remain in cold standby
operations."
An update in a November edited report
described new surveillance requirements for
SNEs package moving that would be part of the
hoist/muck-related safety basis while
temporary restrictions were instituted for
vessel use as an approved ESS for that issue
indicated the vessel confinement system "will
be able to perform its nuclear safety function"
according to "a technical document from the
national laboratories." It concluded that "MSTS
plans to use this confinement vessel for the
next planned experiment once the safety basis
is revised and the operational restrictions are
removed."
Source:
https://www.dnfsb.gov/documents/reports?f%
5B0%5D=field_doe_site%3A57
* 'Cold shot' is a synonym of 'subcritical nuclear
test' and is the preferred term -- translated in
English -- of French nuclear authorities.

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Cold Shot / Cold Standby Status Updates at NNSS

  • 1. Cold Shot / Cold Standby Status Updates*: By Andrew Kishner, 209Days.com December 14, 2022 In a Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Oct. NNSS report, a positive USQD was determined after monsoon moisture and muck issues put a U1h hoist (cable system) for SNEs packages out of order, further delaying subcritical test operations as, per the report, facility personnel concluded the safety basis for the U1a "will need to be revised." Citing a Jul. 2022 DNFSB report discussing an unreviewed safety question relating to SNE vessels ("discrepancies between the code and the fabrication of the [steel confinement] vessel"), the Oct. report added "the U1a complex
  • 2. continues to remain in cold standby operations." An update in a November edited report described new surveillance requirements for SNEs package moving that would be part of the hoist/muck-related safety basis while temporary restrictions were instituted for vessel use as an approved ESS for that issue indicated the vessel confinement system "will be able to perform its nuclear safety function" according to "a technical document from the national laboratories." It concluded that "MSTS plans to use this confinement vessel for the next planned experiment once the safety basis is revised and the operational restrictions are removed." Source: https://www.dnfsb.gov/documents/reports?f%
  • 3. 5B0%5D=field_doe_site%3A57 * 'Cold shot' is a synonym of 'subcritical nuclear test' and is the preferred term -- translated in English -- of French nuclear authorities.