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Nuclear Power

Moving ships, submarines and science forward

They operate and maintain the most formidable Fleet of nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers on the planet. They pursue the highest degree of intellectual challenges in the nuclear field. They apply nuclear energy and fundamentals of engineering in ways that not only help to defend our national security but also serve to better our world.

The men and women of the Navy Nuclear Propulsion program are among the best and brightest in America’s Navy. Whether helping design the next generation of small-scale reactor, keeping a power plant safely operational, or training young Sailors with the intense, highly classified curriculum that comes with the job, these personnel assume the kind of responsibilities and leadership roles that even their most talented peers wait years to take on.

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