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Accession Number DE2012-1045618
Title Development of the HS99 Air Transport Type A Fissile Package.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 9p
Personal Author K. R. Eberl L. J. Paschal M. Feldman P. S. Blanton
Abstract An air-transport Type A Fissile radioactive shipping package for the transport of special form uranium sources has been developed by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) for the Department of Homeland Security. The Package model number is HS99 for Homeland Security Model 99. This paper presents the major design features of the HS99 and highlights engineered materials necessary for meeting the design requirements for this light-weight Type AF packaging. A discussion is provided demonstrating how the HS99 complies with the regulatory safety requirements of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The paper summarizes the results of structural testing to specified in 10 CFR 71 for Normal Conditions of Transport and Hypothetical Accident Conditions events. Planned and proposed future missions for this packaging are also addressed.
Keywords Air transport
Fissile materials
Hypothetical accidents
Radioactive materials
Savannah River Plant

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 77F - Radiation Shielding, Protection, & Safety
77G - Radioactive Wastes & Radioactivity
Corporate Author Savannah River National Lab., Aiken, SC. Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number DE-AC09-08SR22470

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