Herculean Effort Got Nautilus Underway on Nuclear Power
- Submarine North Carolina Initiated. // Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p42
Reports on the keel-laying ceremonies of the fourth Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine, the North Carolina on May 22, 2004. Display of the initials of submarine sponsor Linda Bowman, wife of Adm. Frank L. Bowman, director of the Navy Nuclear Propulsion.
- SENATE COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;1/10/1946, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p4
The article presents Senate committee on atomic energy. It notes the report of the hearings before the McMahon committee. The contribution of the Navy to the development of the atomic bomb is disclosed. The contribution involved the development of the liquid thermal diffusion process for...
- Chapter 7: Non-power Uses for Nuclear Energy. // Nuclear Energy Report;2007, Issue 1, p59
The article presents the seventh section of the "Nuclear Energy Report" for 2007, that discusses the uses of nuclear energy other than for electricity generation. Aside from its application in power/electricity generation, the nuclear technology is also used to power space vehicles and marine...
- The Atom Goes to Sea. // Time;8/12/1957, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p40
The article focuses on the developments of nuclear power by U.S. Navy, in relation to the success of submarine Nautilus. It relates the Navy's proposal programs, which include several reactors and experimental prototypes, exercising the advantages of applying nuclear power in naval warfare. It...
- Untitled. // New Yorker;2/11/1967, Vol. 42 Issue 51, p115
An excerpt from an article on nuclear submarines published in the "Morgantown Dominion-News" newspaper in 1967 is presented.
- India's first nuclear submarine gears up for trials. // Asian Pacific Post;12/18/2014, p16
The article offers information on the INS Arihant, the first nuclear submarine of India that is scheduled for trials at the seawaters of Visakhapatnam.
- DEFENSE AND STRATEGY. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1960, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p303
The article reports developments in the military as of 1960. The U.S. Congress has approved a 1961 defense bill of $40 billion. The overhauling of the Nautilus, first U.S. atomic submarine, has taken over a year and cost about $11 million as of September. The Joint Congressional Committee on...
- An Astute Choice: Anglo-Australian Cooperation on Nuclear Submarines in Historical Perspective. Reynolds, Wayne // Security Challenges;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p21
This article assesses the strategic dilemma posed by the decision to acquire twelve submarines for the Royal Australian Navy. It evaluates the history of US and British collaboration with Australia with respect to submarines, noting the US commitment to supporting allied surface fleets, but not...
- View from Westminster: Nuclear submarines and a possible third runway at Heathrow raised passions among MPs recently. Hargreaves, Ben // Professional Engineering;Jul2012, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p13
The article reports on the clashes in Great Britain House of Commons between Scottish Nationalist MPs and the defence secretary Philip Hammond over plans of nuclear submarines and a possible third runway at Heathrow. There are plans to replace Great Britain's fleet of nuclear-powered submarines...