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The U.S. Army’s Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant Program
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, is home to the North Atlantic Division’s Radiological Health Physics Regional (RHPR) Center of Expertise, which is leading the decommissioning of Army reactors.
From 1956 to 1976, the Army’s nuclear power program operated several small nuclear reactors to confirm the feasibility of their meeting military power needs on land. Three Army reactors were deactivated in the 1970s and placed into safe storage awaiting future decommissioning.
HakSoo KIM, Doo-Ho LEE, Deok-Ki KIM, Cho-Rong KIM (Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.)
Transactions | Volume 116 | Number 1 | June 2017 | Pages 31-32
Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences