Tuesday, 7 April 2020.
According to the Federation of American Scientists, the USS Tennessee (SSBN 734), which left port in Kings Bay, Georgia at the end of 2019, is the first submarine to go on patrol armed with the new W76-2 warhead, a low yield...
The Baker (explosion) nuclear test, which was carried out on 25 July 1946 at Bikini Atoll, was one of two nuclear detonations under Operation Crossroads, was the fifth nuclear weapon detonation in human history, and was the first ever...
The regulatory guide for reviewing the licensee's technical report for the extension of the operating period of commercial power reactors, enacted in November 2013, requires evaluation of the proof stress of the concrete structures of nuclear power plants operated...
When a tsunami devastated parts of Japan's coastline in 2011, killing more than 18,000 people, it also hit the Fukushima nuclear power plant, triggering the most serious nuclear accident since Chernobyl. Parts of the damaged reactors are still highly...
On 18 March, TEPCO inserted the PMORPH robot into unit 1 in the first of a series of four planned robot explorations of the basement area of its primary containment vessel (PCV) around the pedestal, on which the reactor pressure...
Extremely high radiation levels have been recorded inside a damaged reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station, almost six years after the plant suffered a triple explosion. The facility’s operator, Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), said atmospheric readings as high as 530...
Westinghouse Electric Company, founded in 1886, one which helped drive the development of nuclear energy and the electric grid itself, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday 27 March 2017, casting a shadow over the global nuclear industry. The filing comes as the...
During the 2nd week in January 2017, slightly elevated levels of iodine-131 were observed over northern and western Europe. The levels were measured during a temperature inversion, along with elevated levels of naturally occurring radioisotopes. The deployment of an WC-135 (Constant-Phoenix) air monitoring...
A Trident missile fired last year from a Royal Navy nuclear submarine off the Florida coast malfunctioned and headed to the mainland during a routine test, but Whitehall ordered a news blackout to avoid “severe panic,” the Sunday Times...
Britain’s Trident nuclear weapons program has been suffering a skills shortage for the last ten years, posing a threat to nuclear safety, a Ministry of Defence (MoD) report says. The latest annual report from the UK MoD’s, Defence Nuclear Safety...

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