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Rosatom CEO Reports on the Status of Nuclear Industry

Director General of Rosatom State Corporation Alexei  Likhachev gave updates today, in a recorded video message, on the status of Russia's nuclear industry in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. This message also addressed the employees of the nuclear sector in the country. Likhachev said in his video message that nuclear industry, under the conditions…
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China Commissions New Strategic Nuclear-Powered Submarine

Chinese state-owned media reported that the Chinese Navy has commissioned a new strategic nuclear-powered submarine as part of the Chinese Navy’s 71st anniversary. The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is conducting intensive exercises to celebrate the 71st anniversary of its founding on Thursday. The celebration will also include new weapons like the Type 055,…
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Rusatom is Part of the Fight Against Covid-19 in Russia

Press Service of JSC Rusatom Healthcare gave updates on Rosatom's involvement in the efforts made to stop the spread of the novel cornoavirus. Sterion JSC, a JSC Rusatom Healthcare subsidiary created by ROSATOM alongside a private investor, is working in sterilising transport swabs for COVID-19 diagnostics as part of a contract with Hem Ltd.  Sterilisation…
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Russia’s Growing Shipbuilding Industry

In an interview that was recently published, Alexey Rakhmanov, president of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC), offered an overview of the state of Russia's shipbuilding industry and the current projects carried on by USC, and opportunities arising from the development of the Northern Sea Route. United Shipbuilding Corporation is a shipbuilding, repair and maintenance company in Russia.…
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Rosenergoatom Isolates Key NPP Personnel

On March 28, 2020, spouse of one of the Beloyarsk NPP employees was hospitalized with symptoms of coronavirus infection, reported the NPP's press service. Currently, personnel who contacted this employee are isolated and tested for COVID-19. Results are expected in the nearest future. Beloyarsk NPP is operating in the normal mode. To reduce the risk…
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Baltic Shipyard has Successfully Completed Construction of the world’s First Floating Nuclear Power Unit

The engineers of JSC “Baltic Shipyard” (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) have successfully completed the construction of the world’s first floating nuclear power unit “Akademik Lomonosov” and delivered it to the customer.   According to the project manager, these technologies have an immense potential for development. First, besides floating nuclear power unit use for…
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IEMP Kupol is Ready for the Challenge to Make Land and Sea AD Systems Unified

Military authorities of Russia had always realized that making land-based and sea-based weapons unified is one of the most important tasks of effective armed forces arrangement.Back in the end of 19th century, there was a pretty successful attempt made to create a 10-inch longrange gun unified for ships and land fortresses. In the second half…
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Russia & USA: Strategic Nuclear Forces. Naval Component

By Alexander Ermakov, independent military expert. Naval Component The naval component of a modern nuclear triad is represented with nuclear submarines, which are one of the most impressive engineering developments and, at the same time, the most invisible national defence components operating in the silence of the deep sea. TodayIn the USA, with the plainly obsolescent land and…
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