What is another word for nuclear submarine?

12 synonyms found


[ njˈuːkli͡ə sˈʌbməɹˌiːn], [ njˈuːkli‍ə sˈʌbməɹˌiːn], [ n_j_ˈuː_k_l_iə s_ˈʌ_b_m_ə_ɹ_ˌiː_n]

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How to use "Nuclear submarine" in context?

Nuclear submarines are submarines that use nuclear power as a viable propulsion method. They were first developed in the early 1960s and today there are just over 60 in active service with 17 more under construction. Nuclear submarines are some of the most sophisticated vessels in the world and are capable of operating for prolonged periods without the need to resurface. They are also considered to be extremely secure as their operational capabilities are shrouded in secrecy. Nuclear submarines are used for a variety of purposes including nuclear deterrence, reconnaissance, and combat operations.

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