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Australian-UK-US nuclear submarine deal exposes civilian-military links via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Andy Stirling, Phil Johnstone | November 9, 2021 […] In democratic nuclear weapons states such as the United States, the United Kingdom, and France, shared civil-military nuclear industrial bases are largely—albeit indirectly—funded by electricity consumers. Colossal investments in new nuclear power are underwritten … Continue reading

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Cover-up of U.S. Nuclear Sub Collision in South China Sea via Portside (Asia Times)

John Walsh […] Fast-forward to October 2, 2021, about one year later, and the first patch of grass has been stomped on by the US elephant, trudging stealthily about, far from home in the South China Sea. On that day a … Continue reading

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Russian nuclear submarine: Norway finds big radiation leak via BBC

Norway has found a radiation level 800,000 times higher than normal at the wreck of a Russian navy submarine. The Komsomolets sank in the Norwegian Sea in 1989 after a fire on board killed 42 sailors. A sample showed radioactive … Continue reading

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The Royal Navy Can’t Seem to Figure Out How to Dispose of Old Nuclear Submarines via National Interest

Not an easy problem to solve.by Michael Peck When you need to dispose of an old car, you can take it to a junkyard. But what do you do with a nuclear submarine whose reactor can make people glow in a … Continue reading

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Trident nuclear submarine officers destroy Navy bar in drunken riot after 3 months at sea via RT

Royal Navy officers returning from a three-month patrol on a nuclear submarine have been ordered to turn themselves in after devastating a bar and cinema in a drunken rampage. The senior Trident submarine crew trashed the Faslane naval base Neptune … Continue reading

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Nuclear waste from scrapped Plymouth subs to be sent up country via The Herald

[…] Radioactive fuel cells on a dozen disused nuclear submarines languishing in Plymouth are to be removed and taken to a site in the North of England for storage and eventual disposal. The Ministry of Defence yesterday revealed the fate … Continue reading

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Israel receives fifth German nuclear-capable submarine via Press TV

The Israeli regime has received of a fifth submarine from Germany, amid pressure on Berlin to halt the delivery of the state-of-the-art weaponrythat is capable of being armed with nuclear warheads. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday welcomed the delivery of … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn on scrapping Trident: I want Britain to bring about a nuclear-free world via The Telegraph

Jeremy Corbyn has said Britain should be part of a “nuclear-free world” and suggested that he is prepared to speak at an anti-Trident CND rally. Mr Corbyn said that he wanted ordinary people to have just as much say in … Continue reading

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CRAMPED, ISOLATED, AND HEAVILY-ARMED: What life is like on a Navy submarine via Business Insider

With deployments underwater typically running 90 days, life onboard a submarine is anything but normal. Cramped quarters are the norm, and sailors must have the right technical know-how as well as determination to spend months underwater at a time. To … Continue reading

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Nuclear-powered carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Japan via The Philippine Star

YOKOSUKA — The American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan docked at its new home in Japan’s Yokosuka naval port yesterday just as Tokyo tries to deepen defense ties with the US under new security laws that expand the role … Continue reading

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