A researcher involved in the project said the nuclear facility being built in Gansu might one day help China to develop a thorium-powered warship. Photo: Reuters

China hopes cold war nuclear energy tech will power warships, drones

Beijing pumping billions into the development of ‘molten salt’ reactors, amid revived interest among nations in the potentially safer and more powerful technology

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A researcher involved in the project said the nuclear facility being built in Gansu might one day help China to develop a thorium-powered warship. Photo: Reuters
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