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Sunken Nuclear Submarines

A Threat to the Environment? (Scandinavian University Press Publication)

by Viking Olver Eriksen

  • 157 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by A Scandinavian University Press Publication .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear issues,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Submarine disasters,
  • Submarines,
  • Children"s All Ages - Technology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Military Science,
  • Nuclear submarines,
  • Radioactive pollution of the s,
  • Radioactive pollution of the sea

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9093993M
    ISBN 108200210197
    ISBN 109788200210191


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Sunken Nuclear Submarines by Viking Olver Eriksen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sunken Nuclear Submarines asks and attempts to answer these and other important questions. Relying on the limited information made available by the superpowers, the author reviews information from some of Sunken Nuclear Submarines book known accidents involving nuclear submarines and Cited by: 5.

The question has vexed submariners for almost four decades. Now, with meticulous research and incredible attention to detail, Stephen Johnson examines and dissects one of the most tragic and mysterious submarine accidents in U.S.

Navy history."--Douglas Waller, author of Big Red: Inside the Secret World of a Trident Nuclear Submarine/5(58). of results for Books: "Nuclear submarines" Soviet Cold War Attack Submarines: Nuclear classes from November to Akula (New Vanguard) by Edward Hampshire and Adam Tooby | out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 99 $ $ Get 3 for the price of 2.

Sunken Nuclear Submarines The United States Navy has operated hundreds of seaborne nuclear power plants over the last 6o years, touting a perfect record. The US Nuclear Navy has never had a single health or environment impacting radiological incident.

One sinister theory expounded in several books—All Hands Down, Red Star Rogue and Scorpion Down—maintains the Scorpion was sunk by a Soviet submarine or helicopter-launched torpedo. Two months earlier on March 8, Soviet ballistic missile submarine K sank mysteriously, taking with her all 98 hands aboard—and many Sunken Nuclear Submarines book naval officers Author: Sebastien Roblin.

A joint Russian-Norwegian team of researchers has taken new seawater samples from around the wreck of the sunken Soviet Project nuclear-powered submarine K Komsomolets, one of which was. In one of the Navy’s nuclear submarines went missing in the Atlantic.

Fifty years later, this author offered a provocative theory about its disappearance. A view of the sunken submarine.

This book held out the promise of telling the story of Cold War Submarine Espionage but, in my opinion, it failed to deliver. The book has lots of stories put together from interviews with participants but, judging from some of the other reviews, these have many s: K. For reasons that even now are a closely guarded secret, that happened in late May when the nuclear attack submarine USS Scorpion (SSN) sank in.

Two ex-Soviet nuclear submarines, K and K, lie at the bottom of the Barents Sea.; The wrecked ships still have their radioactive fuel. The Poseidon adventure: China's secret salvage of Britain's sunken submarine This article is more than 6 years old A new book details how Mao's navy raised the.

Coordinates. Project Azorian (erroneously called "Jennifer" by the press after its Top Secret Security Compartment) was a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) project to recover the sunken Soviet submarine K from the Pacific Ocean floor inusing the purpose-built ship Hughes Glomar Explorer.

The sinking of K occurred approximately 1, miles (2, km) northwest of Hawaii. One sinister theory expounded in several books—All Hands Down, Red Star Rogue and Scorpion Down—maintains the Scorpion was sunk by a Soviet submarine or.

Ingar Amundsen, head of international nuclear safety at the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, agrees that it is a question of when, not if, the sunken submarines. Sunken Nuclear Submarines book Scorpion (SSN) was a Skipjack-class nuclear powered submarine that served in the United States Navy and the sixth vessel of the U.S.

Navy to carry that name. Scorpion was lost on 22 Maywith 99 crewmen dying in the incident. She is one of two nuclear submarines the U.S. Navy has lost, the other being USS Thresher.

It was one of the four mysterious submarine disappearances in. A sunken Soviet nuclear submarine that's been on the sea floor for three decades is leaking an abnormally high amount of radiation, according to the. The nuclear-powered Oscar-class submarine Kursk (Russian: Project A Антей Atomnaya Podvodnaya Lodka "Kursk" (APL "Kursk")) sank in an accident on 12 August in the Barents Sea, during the first major Russian naval exercise in more than ten years, and all personnel on board were crews of nearby ships felt the initial explosion and a second, much larger, explosion; yet.

This Sunken Russian Submarine Has Buried 'Nuclear Treasure' (Think Nuclear Weapons) by Robert Farley Follow drfarls on Twitter L Key point: For better or worse, the sub sank too deep for modern.

Global fallout from nuclear weapons, dumping of radioactive waste and sunken nuclear submarines all cause radioactive contamination in the Arctic marine environment.

In this study, researchers investigated the potential effects of leakages from two sunken submarines, which contain large amounts of. The K (Russian: К–) was a Project A (Russian: проект А lit. Projekt A, NATO reporting name Golf II–class) diesel-electric powered ballistic missile submarine that served in the Pacific Fleet of the Soviet Navy–one of six Project strategic ballistic missile submarines assigned to the 15th Submarine Squadron based at Rybachiy Naval Base near Petropavlovsk.

On Apthe USS Thresher, an atomic submarine, sinks in the Atlantic Ocean, killing the entire hundred and twenty-nine sailors. Inone of the worst peacetime submarines accidents ever took place off the coast of Russia. A huge explosion sank the giant nuclear-powered submarine Kursk, killing. Russia unveils the mystery of sunken K submarine At a ceremony in the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok, U.S.

officials gave Russia's Pacific Fleet archive and museum copies of formerly classified documents, including two ship logs related to the K incident and to U.S. efforts to salvage the sub from the sea floor in the central Pacific.

Atlantic. Because the design features of nuclear submarines are gener ally classified, little is known by the public or by environmentalists about the potential risks of radioactive leakage from these vessels.

Viking Olver Eriksen's book, Sunken Nuclear Submarines, argues that the public needs to evaluate the environmental consequences of the. On October 3,the Soviet Yankee-class ballistic missile submarine K, equipped with 16 R nuclear missiles was on patrol in the North.

The Titanic was discovered during a secret mission to find sunken nuclear submarines, Robert Ballard claims in a new exhibition at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.

This mission, codenamed Project Azorian, involved the C.I.A. commissioning the construction of a foot ship to retrieve a sunken Soviet submarine from the ocean floor—all in complete secrecy.

The sub was a brand-new Type XXI U-boat, hailed as the most advanced Nazi submarine of its time. It was deadly quiet, superfast and allegedly capable of traveling from Europe to South America.

On Apthe American nuclear submarine USS Thresher (SSN ), the world’s most advanced hunter-killer submarine crushed. The K-8 nuclear submarine, a Project A (NATO code name: November class) of the Soviet Navy's Northern Fleet, sank in the Bay of Biscaya on 8 April resulting in the death of 52 crew members.

The submarine suffered two fires in the third and seventh compartments while taking part in a naval exercise named Ocean The crew was unable to. The USS Thresher was the most advanced attack nuclear submarine then built.

This sinking was the biggest submarine disaster in US military history. She went down with men. The disaster is described very clearly.

Technical detail is good. There are some useful photographs. The book briefly covers other submarine losses - both American and Reviews:   On October 3,the Soviet Yankee-class ballistic missile submarine K, equipped with 16 R nuclear missiles was on patrol in the North Atlantic, about miles off the coast of.

The wreck of a Soviet nuclear submarine which sunk in the Barents Sea after a fire in is emitting high levels of radiation, a joint Russian and Norwegian investigative team has reported. Here are the location of sunken nuclear submarines in Arctic and the Atlantic: Atlantic; Arctic; U.S.

Navy Casualties: USS Thresher (SSN): The second USS Thresher (SSN) was the lead boat of her class of nuclear-powered attack submarines in the United States Navy.

On 10 AprilThresher sank during deep-diving tests about km. The Sunken Nuclear Submarine Komsomolets and its effects on the Environment (by Steinar Høibråten, Per E. Thoresen and Are Haugan. Published by Elsevier Science.

) Wallace, Wendy, "Komsomolets: A Disaster Waiting to Happen?", CIS Environmental Watch, Spring With this goal in mind, the New Attack Submarine program was devised in the s, with the goal of replacing large and expensive Seawolf attack submarines with smaller, less expensive, yet equally effective nuclear submarines.

Where to Learn More Books. Clancy, Tom. Submarine: A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship. Berkley, Periodicals. Norwegian researchers have completed a survey of a sunken Soviet-era nuclear submarine that went down 30 years ago. The research team found that the sub is leaking a small amount of radiation from.

As the guided missile submarine USS Michigan and its two platoons of Navy SEALs surge beneath the polar ice cap toward the sunken submarines and the American and Russian ice camps above, the stage is set for an explosive confrontation. Read the 1st three chapters / listen to an audiobook sample: Ice Station Nautilus eBook excerpt.

Back in Marcha Soviet submarine and its nuclear missiles suffered a catastrophic accident and sank to the dark, chilly floor of the Pacific. All 98 sailors died. List of sunken nuclear submarines is located in Northwestern Federal DistrictKKK KurskK KurskKK The location of sunken nuclear submarines in the Arctic K The only Project submarine (a variant of the Project November-class submarine, with liquid metal cooled reactors), K was decommissioned in.

Soviet nuclear submarine K-8 — Ap — 52 deaths. Short-circuiting caused fires to break out in two of the K-8 submarine’s compartments during a large-scale naval exercise.The K was a Soviet Navy submarine prototype that ran on a new liquid metal reactor.

Injust 6 years after she set sail for the first time, there was a reactor accident on board that killed 9 Soviet sailors. The ship was scuttled insending the remains – including the reactor – to the bottom of the ocean, near the Russian island of Novaya Zemlya.India’s Nuclear Triad.

The INS Arihant is part of what is known as the “triad” of India‘s nuclear fleet. They currently have a second nuclear submarine on lease from Russia. The INS Chakra reportedly suffered damage to her sonar domes when coming into Visakhapatnam harbor in October of