Nuclear submarines are powered by a nuclear reactor located in the rear of the submarine. The nuclear reactor works similarly to a steam engine by heating water into steam. The rea...
A nuclear submarine is a submarine powered by a nuclear reactor. The
performance advantages of nuclear submarines over "conventional" (typically ...
Nuclear power and nuclear reactors used to power shipping, ice breakers,
submarines. Floating nuclear power plants as mobile source of nuclear energy.
September 30, 1954 - The world's first nuclear submarine
, USS Nautilus is commissioned at Groton, CT. Authorized by Congress in 1951, the design and construction of the submarine
was personally overseen by the "Father of the Nuclear
Navy," Admiral Hyman G. Rickover. ... More »
Take that, China — check out the U.S. Navy's nuclear submarine fleet amid
reports that Beijing's nuclear submarines can attack American cities as a means
Jun 24, 2015 ... Four of the U.S. Navy's gargantuan Ohio-class ballistic missile nuclear
submarines, otherwise known as 'Boomers,' were converted into ...
Around the world radioactive nuclear reactors in derelict submarines dot the
seafloor. Do they threaten marine and human life?
Apr 7, 2015 ... A new class of nuclear-powered guided missile submarines could be the key to
maintaining America's future naval supremacy as new ...
Oct 7, 2015 ... Designing and building nuclear submarines simply was not a priority for the
People's Liberation Army Navy.