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USS Key West SSN-722
an American Los Angeles-class nuclear attack submarine

A nuclear submarine is a submarine powered by a nuclear reactor. The large amount of power generated by a nuclear reactor allows nuclear submarines to work at high speed for long periods of time. Current generations of nuclear submarines never need to be refueled throughout their 25-year lifespans.

Simulacrum of nuclear-powered cruise missile fast-attack submarine

Yasen-class - Simulacrum of the Virginia-class.

- on TASS Official Infographic(in English)

Borei-class - Simulacrum of the Ohio-class.

- on TASS Official Infographic(in Russian)

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