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Analyzing Russia's Nuclear Naval Fleet

  • ID: 1543593
  • May 2013
  • Region: Russia
  • 110 Pages
  • Aruvian's R'search
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With the emergence of nuclear power as an alternate source of energy and for fuelling vehicles, there have been many countries that have started using nuclear power to power their marine forces. Russia is a leader in this field and has been using nuclear power to power its naval fleet for many years now.

This R’search brings an analysis of Russia’s Nuclear Naval Fleet in its research report Analyzing Russia’s Nuclear Naval Fleet. The report begins with an overview of the country’s nuclear naval fleet, classifying them into military and civilian based on vessel classes and generations.

Section C analyzed the various civilian marine reactors in Russia. These includes an analysis of the OK-150 plant, the OK-900 plant, and the KLT-40 plant, For each reactor type the report analyzes the reactor, the fuel used, and reaction control, along with the safety system in place and cooling circuit of each reactor.

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A. Executive Summary

B. Russia’s Nuclear-powered Naval Fleet
B.1 Overview
B.2 Military Vessel Classes and Generations
B.3 Civilian Vessel Classes and Generations

C. Civilian Marine Reactors in Russia
C.1 Overview
C.2 OK-150 Plant
C.2.1 Overview
C.2.2 Reactor Analysis
C.2.3 Fuel Analysis
C.2.4 Reaction Control
C.2.5 Pressure Vessel & Safety Radiation Shield
C.2.6 Cooling Circuit
C.2.7 Thermal Features
C.3 OK-900 Plant
C.3.1 Overview
C.3.2 Reactor Analysis
C.3.3 Fuel Analysis
C.3.4 Reaction Control
C.3.5 Safety System
C.4 KLT-40 Plant
C.4.1 Overview
C.4.2 Reactor Analysis
C.4.3 Fuel Analysis
C.4.4 Reaction Control
C.4.5 Safety System
C.4.6 Cooling Circuit
C.4.7 Radioactivity Containment System

D. Floating Nuclear Power Stations
D.1 Overview
D.2 History
D.3 Technical Features
D.4 Fueling Features
D.5 Developers of the Stations
D.6 Advantage of Location
D.7 Safety Issues

E. Military Marine Reactors in Russia
E.1 Overview
E.2 VM-A Reactor System
E.2.1 Reactor Analysis
E.2.2 Fuel Analysis
E.2.3 Reactivity Control
E.3 VM-4/ VM-2 Reactor Systems
E.3.1 Overview
E.3.1 Reactor Analysis
E.3.2 Fuel Analysis
E.3.3 Reactivity Control
E.4 OK 650/ KN-3 Reactor Systems
E.4.1 Overview
E.4.2 Reactor Analysis
E.4.3 Fuel Analysis
E.4.4 Reactivity Control
E.5 RM-1 and VM- 40 A Reactor Systems
E.5.1 Overview
E.5.2 Reactor Analysis
E.5.3 Fuel Analysis
E.5.4.4 Reactivity Control

F. Russia’s Expertise in Nuclear-powered Icebreakers
F.1 Overview
F.2 Analysis of Nuclear-powered Icebreakers
F.2.1 Lenin Nuclear Icebreaker
F.2.2 Arktika Icebreaker
F.2.3 Sevmorput
F.2.4 Taymyr Nuclear Icebreaker
F.2.5 Vaygach Nuclear Icebreaker
F.2.6 Yamal Icebreaker
F.2.7 NS 50 Let Pobedy
F.3 Supporting Infrastructure
F.4 Future Icebreakers

G. Nuclear Submarines in Russia
G.1 Overview
G.2 Operational Nuclear Submarines
G.2.1 Project 941 (Typhoon) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.2.2 Project 945 (Sierra) Attack Submarines
G.2.3 Project 949 (Oscar) Cruise Missile Submarines
G.2.4 Project 667BDR, Kalmar (Delta III) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.2.5 Project 667BDRM, Delfin (Delta IV) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.2.6 Project 1910 (Uniform) Special Purpose Submarines
G.2.7 Project 971 (Akula) Attack Submarines
G.2.8 Project 671RTM Shchuka (Victor III) Attack Submarines
G.3 Nuclear Submarines Under Development
G.3.1 Project 885 (Graney) Attack Submarines
G.3.2 Project 935 (Borei) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.4 Decommissioned Nuclear Submarines
G.4.1 Project 627 (November) Attack Submarines
G.4.2 Project 645 Test Attack Submarine K-27
G.4.3 Project 658 (Hotel) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.4.4 Project 659/675 (Echo) Cruise Missile Submarines
G.4.5 Project 661 (Papa) Attack Submarines
G.4.6 Project 667 (Yankee) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.4.7 Project 667B, Murena (Delta I) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.4.8 Project 667BD, Murena-M (Delta II) Ballistic Missile Submarines
G.4.9 Project 670 (Charlie) Cruise Missile Submarines
G.4.10 Project 671 (Victor) Attack Submarines
G.4.11 Project 685 (Mike) Attack Submarine K-278 Komsomolets
G.4.12 Project 705 (Alfa) Attack Submarines

H. Future of Russian Marine Nuclear Systems
H.1 Industry Forecast
H.2 Civilian Reactors
H.3 Military Reactors

I. Appendix

J. Glossary of Terms

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