small nuclear reactors

  1. H

    Transportable nuclear power

    In 2020, the Pentagon awarded contracts to 3 companies to start developing a very small, transportable nuclear reactor.
  2. Grey Havoc

    Project Pele

    https://www.defensenews.com/smr/nuclear-arsenal/2020/03/09/pentagon-to-award-mobile-nuclear-reactor-contracts-this-week/
  3. E

    SNAP (Systems for Nuclear, Auxiliary Power)

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1965-Wire-Photo-Nasa-Nuclear-Power-System-Space-Vandenberg-Air-Base-Ca-8X10/163531342290?hash=item26133a41d2:g:A6QAAOSwyeNcVdv9:sc:USPSFirstClass!48185!US!-1
  4. Grey Havoc

    ANPP redux?

    http://www.nuclearpowerdaily.com/reports/US_Nuclear_Lab_Building_Micro_Reactor_That_Can_Power_an_Army_Brigade_999.html
  5. D

    Vulcain Maritime Propulsion Reactor

    I found some interesting articles on small nuclear reactors and maritime reactors from the 1960s. The business case they make for the small reactors as well as how to construct and run them economically are quite similar to those made for small modular reactors today. New Scientist No. 288 (24...
  6. F

    Gas core nuclear reactor for space and marine propulsion

    Hi I attach a file with a non-technical summary of research done at the University of Florida on a gas/vapor core nuclear reactor with MHD conversion for space propulsion. A liquid cooled version with MHD propulsion for navy operations is also presented. If Generation IV reactors are 2...
  7. Triton

    USAF interplanetary spacecraft concept using SPUR

    USAF interplanetary spacecraft concept model using Space Power Unit Reactor (SPUR) found on EBay. http://cgi.ebay.com/Spacecraft-Concept-Contractor-Desk-Model-NASA-USAF_W0QQitemZ110459822900QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item19b7eb2334 Description from EBay:
  8. Antonio

    Nuclear Powered Spacecraft

    Found this article at Flight archive. A nuclear Saturn V is illustrated http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1967/1967%20-%200502.html
  9. Antonio

    Nuclear powered tanks

    I read on whatifmodelers forum (I think from an uk75 post) that there were some studies for nuclear powered tanks in the US in the 50's. I would like to learn more about this designs and see drawings if it is possible ::)
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