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Keel-laying for new US nuclear ship

Other News

24 August 2015

Kennedy_keel_laying_(HII-Oxley)_48The keel for the US Navy's second Gerald Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the John F Kennedy, has been laid at a ceremony in Newport News, Virginia.

BAE Systems gets funding to complete submarine design

New Nuclear

13 March 2015

Successor submarine 48The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems - the British defence, aerospace and security company - the funding needed to complete the design of a successor to the Royal Navy's Vanguard class submarines.

Russia awards icebreaker contracts

New Nuclear

09 May 2014

LK-60_with_ship_(Rosatomflot)_48The Baltiysky Zavod shipyard is to build Russia's next two LK-60 nuclear icebreakers after being the sole company to submit an acceptable tender in an open competition.

Russia makes progress with Arctica icebreaker

New Nuclear

14 August 2015

Forebody of Arctica hull 48The forebody of the hull of the pilot nuclear icebreaker Arctica - the so-called Project 22220, or LK-60 series of icebreakers - has been completed at the slipway of the Baltic Shipyard in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Kilopower for space exploration

Corporate

11 December 2014

NNSA_Y12_discussions_(NNSA)_48Nasa's Glenn Center has called on the services of the US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to support its mission to develop the Kilopower project, using uranium-fuelled Stirling engines in space missions.

Tenders for Russian submarine fuel removal

Waste and Recycling

07 February 2014

Suppliers are being sought by Russia for equipment to handle and transport used nuclear submarine fuel currently stored at Andreeva Bay. Such fuel has been stored at the site for over 50 years.