naval reactors

  • The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program provides militarily effective nuclear propulsion plants and ensures their safe, reliable and long-lived operation. This mission requires the combination of fully
  • In naval nuclear propulsion plants, fissioning of uranium atoms in the reactor core produces heat.  Because the fission process also produces radiation, shielding is placed around the reactor
  • The policy of the U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program is to reduce personnel exposure to ionizing radiation associated with naval nuclear propulsion plants to the lowest level reasonably
  • Long before protection of the environment became a prevalent endeavor, it was a high priority in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program.  From the beginning, the Program recognized that the
  • Environmental MonitoringReport NT-13-1 - May 2014 - ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND DISPOSAL OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM U.S. NAVAL NUCLEAR-POWERED SHIPS AND THEIR SUPPORT FACILITIESRadiation Exposure
  • Concern for the EnvironmentProtection of PeopleNaval Nuclear Propulsion PlantsAnnual Reports