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the use of a nuclear reactor either to produce electricity to power an engine (as in a nuclear submarine) or to directly heat a propellant (as in nuclear rockets)

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Iranhas long said publicly that it plans to develop nuclear propulsion for naval vessels but analysts and diplomats say remains a distant prospect.
Given the Islamic Republic's marine capacities across the world and that Iran is one of the countries with the highest traffic in the international waters, it is necessary that we use the capability of nuclear propulsion systems," Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said.
Areva TA specialises in nuclear propulsion and research reactors, and employs nearly 1,500 people.
Kamlesh N Vyas, director, BARC, described the complexities of building the reactor for the submarine and the critical role played by the book's author who was the then director of Reactor Projects Group leading the Nuclear Propulsion for the Indian Nuclear Submarine Programme.
As a Junior Submarine Officer, I had a conversation with a post-command submariner concerning the submarine nuclear propulsion plant.
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The US has a fleet of 15 military oil tankers, and only aircraft carriers and some submarines are equipped with nuclear propulsion.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday he was "delighted to learn that the nuclear propulsion reactor on board INS Arihant, India's first indigenous nuclear powered submarine, has now achieved criticality.
Infrastructure is the unknown with hydrogen fuel cells too, while the long experience of using nuclear propulsion in submarines is no help for the different design and operating systems in use in merchant shipping.
Rolls-Royce nuclear propulsion means it will never need to be refuelled
Naval Academy, Scott developed his leadership skills serving as an officer aboard a submarine where he was a Qualified Navy Nuclear Propulsion Engineer.
The remarks come as several Iranian lawmakers said recently that they had prepared a draft bill urging the government to equip commercial vessels with nuclear propulsion systems in order to avert the US-engineered sanctions that ban other countries from refueling Iranian ships.
Apparently the Ministry of Defence has placed pounds 350m of work to design the new vessels, while British defence companies are also expected to be asked to begin work on their nuclear propulsion systems.
MOSKOVA (C\u304 HAN)- A Russian Megawatt-class nuclear propulsion system for long-range manned spacecraft must be ready by 2017, Skolkovo Foundation's Nuclear Cluster head Denis Kovalevich said on Wednesday.
And she recently graduated from the US Navy nuclear propulsion programme to become a petty officer.
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