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    ML-1 mobile nuclear power plant - video

    ML-1 mobile nuclear power plant developed by the U.S. Army and the United States Atomic Energy Commission in the 1960s. 25:09 video.




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    https://atomicinsights.com/ml1-mobil...m-reactor-box/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ML-1

    Kind of looks like standard military cost no object project that gets shelved when someone has hit the accountability ceiling.

    I will watch the Russian one. I hope that there is captioning. At least I can watch and learn.

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    Both of those mobile units could probably only power 4 or 5 doll houses anyway!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoosiersmoker View Post
    Both of those mobile units could probably only power 4 or 5 doll houses anyway!
    Um more like small town.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mwmkravchenko View Post
    Um more like small town.
    Hahaha, I was referring to the model versions So maybe a small model town?



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