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Naval nuclear propulsion program--1970.

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

Naval nuclear propulsion program--1970.

Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, second session ... Testimony of Vice Admiral H. G. Rickover. March 19 and 20, 1970.

by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy.,
  • Nuclear ships.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRickover, Hyman George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF25 .A8 1970a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4376435M
    LC Control Number78608071

      Rickover knew that to achieve the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program’s dual objectives of continuity of power and reactor safety, his operators would have to operate in a different way. He would have to build a different culture, one founded upon what has come to be known within the Navy as the Pillars of the Program. Other highlights include: * Separate chapters on liquid, solid, and hybrid propulsion systems and a new chapter on thrust chambers including the new aerospike nozzle * Comprehensive coverage of rocket propulsion technology, with applications to space flight, satellite flight, and guided and unguided missiles * Problem-solving examples and /5(11).

      The United States has built and operated nine nuclear-powered cruisers, 10 nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, and nearly nuclear-powered submarines. The Navy's Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) Program For qualifying college graduates, the Navy Nuclear Program is a door leading to industry leadership and lifelong learning. Groundbreaking research and high-level civilian collaborations; work that extends far beyond the military to impact the very world we live in.

    United States naval reactors are nuclear reactors used by the United States Navy aboard certain ships to generate the steam used to produce power for propulsion, electric power, catapulting airplanes in aircraft carriers, and a few more minor naval nuclear reactors have a complete power plant associated with them. All U.S. Navy submarines and supercarriers built .   Presidential Executive Order and Public Laws and set forth the total responsibility of Naval Reactors for all aspects of the Navy's nuclear propulsion, including research, design, construction, testing, operation, maintenance, and ultimate disposition of naval nuclear propulsion : Progressive Management.


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