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US Nuclear Submarine Collides With Vessel Near Washington Coast via Sputnik

The US nuclear-powered submarine USS Louisiana has hit a local support vessel in the Strait of Juan de Fuca near the US state of Washington, the US Pacific Fleet said in a statement. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the US navy, no … Continue reading

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British lawmakers vote to renew Trident nuclear program via RT

The UK Parliament has overwhelmingly voted in favor of renewing Trident, the aging Scotland-based fleet of four nuclear submarines, despite strong opposition from Labour and the Scottish National Party. Lawmakers backed Trident’s renewal 472 votes to the 117 who voted … Continue reading

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Nuclear submarine fire in Russia Far East again raises questions surrounding safe dismantlement via Bellona

A decommissioned Russian nuclear submarine moored off a naval base on the Kamchatka peninsula caught fire on Friday, but there was no radioactive contamination because its nuclear fuel had already already been removed, Russian media reported. A decommissioned Russian nuclear … Continue reading

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Matthias Schoenaerts Starring in Submarine Disaster Movie ‘Kursk’ via Variety

Matthias Schoenaerts will start in EuropaCorp’s “Kursk” movie based on the K-141 Kursk submarine disaster, in which 118 Russians perished in 2000. Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp hired Danish director Thomas Vinterberg in January to direct from a script by “Saving Private … Continue reading

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Nuclear submarine on fire at Russian shipyard via RT

A fire has reportedly broken out at a Russian nuclear submarine during repair work at a shipyard in Severodvinsk. The cause of the fire is believed to be related to welding work on the sub. The United Shipbuilding Company confirmed … Continue reading

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Sellafield not the place to store waste from submarines via in-cumbria

Sellafield should not be selected by the Ministry of Defence to store radioactive waste from dismantled nuclear submarines. That’s the view of Copeland Council, which has formally objected to the nuclear site being chosen to store intermediate-level waste from 27 … Continue reading

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Devonport: Living next to a nuclear submarine graveyard via BBC

They were once at the vanguard of the UK’s Cold War effort but much of Britain’s former nuclear submarine fleet now lies rusting in Devonport dockyard with its radioactive cargo still intact. But how dangerous is it to live next … Continue reading

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British nuclear submarine crew ‘nearly boiled to death’ in Indian Ocean Read at Western Daily News

The crew of a British nuclear submarine nearly boiled to death after its air conditioning system became clogged up – by crabs and barnacles, it emerged yesterday. HMS Turbulent was on a secret mission in the Indian Ocean when the … Continue reading

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Russia, Norway urge raising of dumped Soviet-era nuclear subs via Bellona

MURMANSK – Two derelict Soviet-era nuclear submarines lying at the bottom of the Barents Sea present a real radiological risk to surrounding waters and could have a negative impact on the delicate ecosystems of Arctic Seas, leading Russian scientists and … Continue reading

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Russian nuclear submarine burns for 5 hours in shipyard via The Star

VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA- A fire burned for five hours on an atomic-powered submarine undergoing repairs near Russia’s eastern port of Vladivostok on Monday, but naval and shipyard officials said there was no risk of a radiation leak and nobody was hurt. … Continue reading

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