A team of researchers in China has published details of a conceptual design for a low cost, smaller version of Russia’s Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone. Photo: Twitter
A team of researchers in China has published details of a conceptual design for a low cost, smaller version of Russia’s Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone. Photo: Twitter
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Chinese scientists plan ‘disposable’ nuclear reactor for long-range torpedo

  • Researchers in Beijing say they have designed a small, low-cost version of the Russian Poseidon underwater drone that could cross the Pacific in a week
  • Proposed reactor with 10,000km (6,200-mile) range could be launched in large numbers from almost any submarine or warship, they said

A team of researchers in China has published details of a conceptual design for a low cost, smaller version of Russia’s Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone. Photo: Twitter
A team of researchers in China has published details of a conceptual design for a low cost, smaller version of Russia’s Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone. Photo: Twitter
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