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Why Russia never became an aircraft carrier superpower

Business Insider 14 Oct 2021
Unfortunately for the new Soviet Navy, Izmail's conversion was never completed and the ship was eventually scrapped ... As a result, the Kievs had an offensive armament in the form of SS-N-12 "Sandbox" anti-ship missiles, each of which could carry a 350-kiloton nuclear warhead.
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Star Trek: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Warp Drive

What Culture 14 Oct 2021
Talk about falling at the first hurdle ... However, these too come with challenges ... 10 ... On this day, Zefram Cochrane piloted the Phoenix, the ship that he created from the shell of a nuclear missile, breaking the light speed barrier for the first time ... The Vulcan survey ship T'plana-Hath was passing through the Sol system and was alerted to the flight.
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The world's first working nuclear fusion reactor could be coming soon near your town: Five ...

The Daily Mail 14 Oct 2021
Ardeer in North Ayrshire, Goole in Yorkshire, Moorside in Cumbria, Ratcliffe-on-Soar in Nottinghamshire and Severn Edge in Gloucestershire are all vying to be the location for what could be the world's first working nuclear fusion reactor ... This graphic shows the inside of a nuclear fusion reactor and explains the process by which power is produced.
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The ‘Krasnoe Sormovo’ explosion: A pre-Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Russia Beyond 14 Oct 2021
Chernobyl is the USSR’s most infamous nuclear catastrophe, but some other similar disasters happened in the country even earlier ... In the Soviet times, ‘Krasnoe Sormovo’ was a restricted-access plant, which was believed to build civic motor ships, barges and tankers ... How Soviets boosted the economy with NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVES.
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How I spent the most dangerous week in history

MinnPost 13 Oct 2021
The Russians had installed nuclear missiles in Cuba ... They would intercept any new armaments shipped to the island. And he would greet any nuclear weapon launched from Cuba with a full retaliatory response against the Soviet Union. My wife and I had arrived at ground zero just in time for a possible nuclear war.
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China calls military drills near Taiwan ‘just’ as Taipei warns of ‘countermeasures’

The Independent 13 Oct 2021
It added that the exercises are aimed at interference by external forces ... 1, part of a pattern of what Taipei views as stepped up military harassment by Beijing ... The ministry expressed concern again of China’s growing prowess, with new aircraft carriers, nuclear-powered submarines and amphibious assault ships coming into service ... .
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Taiwan says don't get too close as China defends military drills

Gulf Daily News 13 Oct 2021
TAIPEI/BEIJING ... He was speaking after China mounted four straight days of mass air force incursions into Taiwan's air defence identification zone that began Oct ... The ministry expressed concern again of China's growing prowess, with new aircraft carriers, nuclear-powered submarines and amphibious assault ships coming into service ... .
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Taiwan says don’t get too close as China defends military drills

Metro USA 13 Oct 2021
He was speaking after China mounted four straight days of mass air force incursions into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone that began Oct ... The ministry expressed concern again of China’s growing prowess, with new aircraft carriers, nuclear-powered submarines and amphibious assault ships coming into service ... .
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Greenpeace protests against France's uranium exports to Russia

Reuters 12 Oct 2021
In a statement, the group called for France's environment ministry to reclassify reprocessed uranium as waste and organise its long-term storage in France - rather than shipping the stocks to a site in Siberia for conversion into nuclear fuel ... Nuclear reprocessing is the ...
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Greenpeace protests against France’s uranium exports to Russia

Metro USA 12 Oct 2021
In a statement, the group called for France’s environment ministry to reclassify reprocessed uranium as waste and organise its long-term storage in France – rather than shipping the stocks to a site in Siberia for conversion into nuclear fuel ... Nuclear reprocessing is ...
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UK exposed without bailout for key defence and nuclear suppliers

The Independent 11 Oct 2021
The UK could be forced to rely on other nations for key nuclear and defence components unless ministers offer heavy industry an energy bailout, The Independent has learnt ... Such products are used in a range of high security environments, including nuclear reactors, laboratories, ships and submarines.
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Czplinski: Trying to do our part

Times Argus 11 Oct 2021
This is in response to Rob Roper’s recent commentary. Mr. Roper asks some good questions and many more could be asked. He uses questions to show how the council’s discussions so far indicate that proposed solutions will not work ... It can’t be done ... U.S ... We must cooperate, not compete ... G. Rickover, from his experience in getting nuclear ships into the U.S.
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The Capehart case: What is the CIA hiding?

Santa Barbara News-Press 10 Oct 2021
She also saw items taken from the CIA spy ship Glomar Explorer and the Soviet nuclear submarine K-129, which the spy-ship had secretly raised from the ocean floor ... It confirmed that Claude Barnes Capehart was employed on the CIA spy-ship Glomar Explorer, but only as a crane operator ... Capehart was his employment on the spy ship, from 1973 to 1975.
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U.S. nuclear submarine hits object in South China Sea, injuring 11 sailors

Union Leader 09 Oct 2021
USS Connecticut’s nuclear propulsion plant and spaces were not affected and remain fully operational,” U.S ... The so-called AUKUS pact also created a rift with France, which saw a $66 billion deal to provide Australia conventional submarines voided in favor of a deal for American-made nuclear-powered ships.
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US nuclear submarine hits mystery object in South China Sea

Gulf News 08 Oct 2021
The Navy official said it is believed the vessel could have collided with an inanimate object, such as a submerged shipwreck or shipping container ... The so-called AUKUS pact also created a rift with France, which saw a $66 billion deal to provide Australia conventional submarines voided in favour of a deal for American-made nuclear-powered ships.
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