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nuclear submarine

[′nü·klē·ər ‚səb·mə′rēn]
(naval architecture)
A submarine in which nuclear energy in a reactor generates steam which drives the engine to propel the ship.
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The cost is indeed imposing, but it is only one among a wide range of reasons that the idea of acquiring nuclear submarines should not be pursued any further.
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MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russia on Monday put into service its second Borei-class nuclear submarine, nearly one year after the first one came into use in January.
TWO nuclear submarine berths in Scotland - Loch Goil, near the Faslane naval base on the Clyde, and Loch Ewe, off Poolewe in Wester Ross - are now off limits to the Royal Navy.
INDIAN Navy's nuclear submarine INS Arihant ( destroyer of enemy) appears to be caught up in a significant development after a delay that led to the extension of sea trial timeline set for the boat.
The Arihant will join the 8,000-ton Chakra, the former Russian nuclear submarine Nerpa, an Akula II class vessel which India took control of in January.
On January 23, the K-152 nuclear submarine was officially handed to the Indian Navy under a lease agreement for 10 years at the Zvezda shipyard in the town of Bolshoi Kamen in Russia's eastern region of Primorye.

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