Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships

Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships

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Contents: (1) Intro. and Issue for Congress; (2) Background: Nuclear and Conventional Power for Ships; Nuclear Power for a Surface Combatant; Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Current Navy Nuclear-Powered Ships; CG(X) Cruiser Program; Reactor Plant for a Nuclear-Powered CG(X); Construction Shipyards; Nuclear-Capable Shipyards; Surface Combatant Shipyards; 2006 Navy Alternative Propulsion Study; (3) Potential Issues for Congress: Cost; Development and Design Cost; Procurement Cost; Operational Effectiveness; Ship Construction; Shipyards; Nuclear-Propulsion Component Manufacturers; Environmental Impact; (4) Potential Options for Congress; (5) Legislative Activity for FY 2010. Charts and tables.... Table Congressional Research Service Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships: Background, Issues, and Options for Congress.

Title:Navy Nuclear-Powered Surface Ships
Author:Ronald O'Rourke
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-10


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