A Nuclear Energy Strategy to Preserve the Industrial Base Into the Twenty-First Century
Research rept. Aug 1992-Apr 1993
INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC
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The National Energy Strategy of 19911992 provides only the broadest of Outlines for a strategy to ensure a viable nuclear energy generation capability for electrical power. The FY 93 and FY 94 federal defense budgets provide minimum support to maintain a nuclear powered shipbuilding capability within the United States. These two industries are closely related and are vital strategic assets. The United States must implement a more comprehensive strategy to Preserve the core design and production technologies of the nuclear power industry. This paper examines the background of both the commercial nuclear and nuclear shipbuilding industries, then proposes modifications to the National Energy Strategy and the Defense Department procurement strategy to save these industries.
- Machinery and Tools
- Nuclear Power Plants and Fission Reactor Engineering