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Small Modular Reactors: The Army's Secure Source of Energy?
Strategy research project
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the current state of the electric energy grid, the factors that influence its reliability, and identify the Department of Defense DoD requirements for secure energy sources at critical military facilities. This paper outlines the history of small modular reactors SMR relative to the DoD, the current state of SMR design, development, safety, and describes the need for DoD to pursue this technology as a viable source of secure energy in the future.
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