You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

China decommissions its 1st nuclear submarine

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

China's first nuclear-powered submarine has been decommissioned after more than 40 years of military service, state media said today.

After undergoing a thorough denuclearisation process, the submarine was towed to a wharf belonging to the Chinese Navy Museum in Qingdao, a port city in east China's Shandong province yesterday where it will be a public exhibit, state- run Xinhua news agency reported.



The submarine's release from military service and the safe, thorough and reliable handling of related nuclear waste, nuclear reactor and other devices showed China's life-cycle maintenance ability, ranging from a nuclear submarine's production, operation, management to disposal, the report quoted the naval authorities as saying.

reported to have five nuclear submarines and 15 conventional ones with several others under construction.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

China decommissions its 1st nuclear submarine

China's first nuclear-powered submarine has been decommissioned after more than 40 years of military service, state media said today. After undergoing a thorough denuclearisation process, the submarine was towed to a wharf belonging to the Chinese Navy Museum in Qingdao, a port city in east China's Shandong province yesterday where it will be a public exhibit, state- run Xinhua news agency reported. The submarine's release from military service and the safe, thorough and reliable handling of related nuclear waste, nuclear reactor and other devices showed China's life-cycle maintenance ability, ranging from a nuclear submarine's production, operation, management to disposal, the report quoted the naval authorities as saying. China reported to have five nuclear submarines and 15 conventional ones with several others under construction. China's first nuclear-powered submarine has been decommissioned after more than 40 years of military service, state media said today.

After undergoing a thorough denuclearisation process, the submarine was towed to a wharf belonging to the Chinese Navy Museum in Qingdao, a port city in east China's Shandong province yesterday where it will be a public exhibit, state- run Xinhua news agency reported.

The submarine's release from military service and the safe, thorough and reliable handling of related nuclear waste, nuclear reactor and other devices showed China's life-cycle maintenance ability, ranging from a nuclear submarine's production, operation, management to disposal, the report quoted the naval authorities as saying.

reported to have five nuclear submarines and 15 conventional ones with several others under construction.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

China decommissions its 1st nuclear submarine

China's first nuclear-powered submarine has been decommissioned after more than 40 years of military service, state media said today.

After undergoing a thorough denuclearisation process, the submarine was towed to a wharf belonging to the Chinese Navy Museum in Qingdao, a port city in east China's Shandong province yesterday where it will be a public exhibit, state- run Xinhua news agency reported.

The submarine's release from military service and the safe, thorough and reliable handling of related nuclear waste, nuclear reactor and other devices showed China's life-cycle maintenance ability, ranging from a nuclear submarine's production, operation, management to disposal, the report quoted the naval authorities as saying.

reported to have five nuclear submarines and 15 conventional ones with several others under construction.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard