Kundian Nuclear Complex-1 (KNC-1)
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OTHER NAME: Chashma Fuel Fabrication Plant
LOCATION: Kundian, NW region of Punjab Province; Approximately 200km SW of Islamabad
SUBORDINATE TO: Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC)
SIZE: Appears to be a 300km² facility with numerous buildings
FACILITY STATUS: Operational
The Kundian Nuclear Complex-1 (KNC-1) is located adjacent to the CHASNUPP-1 and CHASNUPP-2 facilities. The facility has been manufacturing fuel for the KANUPP reactor in Karachi since Canada halted its supply of heavy water and fuel to Pakistan in the late 1970s. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, the KNC-1 facility has a 20-ton capacity.