Russian Ministry of Defence is interested in developing mobile nuclear stations. Draft’ll be shown by end of 2015 and first station built in 2020, reported military-informant.com.
“Defense Minister gave instructions to prepare a pilot model of autonomous power station is in the interests of the Defence Ministry. The project has already started and is in the process of research (R & D), “- said Konyushko.
The new mobile nuclear station may be consisted of heavy trailers, one of which contained a reactor, another the gas turbine, one which contained a miniaturized control room, and one to house the plant’s sizable staff.
The first mobile nuclear generator built on the USSR was the TES-3, completed in 1961. This treaded monster was designed to rumble around the countryside on 4 modified T-10 tank chassis, conveying a 2MWe nuclear plant wherever it might be needed.