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1962 - The PM-1, part of the condensing system in foreground, will supply 1,000 kilowatts over a two-year period from one 65-pound nuclear fueling.

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

E&MP 103.006

Radar

in operation 1962-1968*

Protected from the elements by radomes, Sundance's radars operate around-the-clock and require steady electrical power.

The PM-1 (part of the condensing system in foreground) will supply 1,000 kilowatts over a two-year period from one 65-pound nuclear "fueling."

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United States Air Force

 

* Historic Sites - Wyoming Road Trip by the Mile Marker: Travel/Vacation Guide to Yellowstone by Brook Besser
ISBN-13: 9780984409303
ISBN-10: 0984409300
Publisher: Nightblaze Books
Publish Date: March 2010
Page Count: 264



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