USAF Opens Market Survey For Nuclear Microreactor

Credit: Energy Department
The U.S. Air Force has started the market research phase to demonstrate by 2027 a 1-5-megawatt, fixed-site microreactor that could provide an alternative to the civilian electric power grid on military bases. The effort, led by the Air Force’s Office of Energy Assurance (OEA), complements a separate...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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