Brazilian president inaugurates reactor assembly phase for nuclear submarineChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 22, 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro inaugurated the assembly phase of a reactor developed for the country's first nuclear submarine, the Alvaro Alberto.
President Jair Bolsonaro
The reactor, as well as turbo generators, electric motor and other systems, will be tested at the Labgene before being installed aboard the Alvaro Alberto submarine.
The reactor will be installed at the Itaguai Naval Complex in Rio de Janeiro state, where the country's four electro diesel submarines Angostura, Tonelero, Riachuelo and Humaita have been developed and built. ■