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Why There Are No Nuclear Airplanes

Why There Are No Nuclear Airplanes

The Atlantic - Christian Ruhl

Strategists considered sacrificing older pilots to patrol the skies in flying reactors. An Object Lesson. The U.S. Navy recently asked Congress for $139 billion to update its fleet of nuclear-powered submarines. Unlike “conventional” submarines, which need to surface frequently, nuclear submarines …

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