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Iran Announces Plans to Build First Nuclear Submarine

OilPrice.com -- Iran has announced plans to start building its first ever nuclear submarine, a piece of advanced military technology that only the most powerful nations on earth are even able to construct; the interesting bit is that nuclear submarines just happen to run on uranium enriched to such a level that it can also double as the fuel source for a nuclear bomb.

Olli Heinonen, the former UN chief nuclear inspector, said that “such submarines often use HEU (highly enriched uranium),” yet due to the situation regarding Iran’s nuclear program, foreign nations will be reluctant to supply them with the HEU needed. Iran will then be able to “cite the lack of foreign fuel suppliers as further justification for continuing on its uranium enrichment path.”


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Submitted Jul 12, 2012 By: NOTSOGRN
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MetroManiac
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 1:05:09 PM

and they said their nuclear ambitions were peaceful.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 11:32:10 AM

repeat
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 11:21:03 AM

Thank you for posting.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 7:55:41 AM

Here we go...
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tomok
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 6:07:30 AM

A Nuclear Submarine? Just like the fighter airplanes, airplane missiles and long range missiles, UAV's and other 'high tech' equipment they have developed but not tested in war! Iran is trying to make the world think they have military equipment that can wipe out anybody they want, whenever they want. It's just more of Iran's smoke and mirrors at work. If the US or Israel wanted, they can put Iran's air force on the ground and their navy at the bottom of the ocean.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 3:51:55 AM

stuxsub
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:05:38 AM

They must be stopped.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:19:42 PM

May not tell everyone how to run their life, but US should watch Iran very closely since they have capability and tend to run "hot".
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:16:55 PM

Where is our President. Oh that is right he is doing the important things like campaign. Someone needs to turn the teleprompter so he will know what to do.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:12:51 PM

menagerie1013
Honestly I don't see why the US feels the need to tell other countries what they can and cannot do.

You must not have read my post that was close to yours.

You are in San Diego. A prime target for a dirty bomb.

You have no problem with a nuclear device that can go underwater, undetected right offshore from where you live?
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:09:58 PM

great- let's call it the S.S.AYATOLLAH!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:07:03 PM

Hope they have enough Gorilla Glue to put that thing together.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:05:43 PM

They will fail.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:05:35 PM

Counting on nuclear weapon platforms before they have their nuclear industry up and running! Hopefully it never will!
Probably they will use old Russian technologies or even worse decrepit Russian coffins (subs)!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:04:55 PM

Screw em.......
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:04:47 PM

Sounds like trouble...
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:03:30 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:58:03 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:56:55 PM

Mmmm .... won't find me on it! Boom
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:56:41 PM

There goes the water.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:55:53 PM

I pity the sailors riding that sub!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:55:14 PM

just blow them up
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:54:37 PM

Iran knows weakness when it sees it.

The tweaking of the nose - wringing it until blood flows.

And we whine, don't do that!

A nuke is nothing to play with. Keep waiting and we'll find out firsthand.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:54:26 PM

oh great! idiots underwater
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:53:13 PM

better stop this!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:50:24 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:49:51 PM

Go for it! Dead line? 2050 and counting....
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:48:41 PM

No doubt for peaceful means.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:45:12 PM

sounds like they need a cruise missle show
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:44:17 PM

Doesn't sound good. Anything Iran does isn't good.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:44:08 PM

Stop iran
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:43:52 PM

Yikes!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:42:06 PM

Should have been turned into a parking lot decades ago!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:42:00 PM

not sure about this ?
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:41:50 PM

that wont cause problems
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:39:22 PM

I don't trust Iran at all. This could be trouble for sure.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:38:28 PM

The Iranian government, including the mullahs, are fast falling out of favor with the Iranian people. They, like many politicians, will say just about anything to make it seem like they are succeeding against all odds when they are simply doing what so many "leaders" do - waste their citizens hard won resources for political gain and longevity.

Any government that persecutes its own citizens based upon criteria in the 1953 International Declaration of Human Rights has no place on the planet. Perhaps the entire administration will drown in the sub's first test run.

Let's hope.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:37:01 PM

The worst thing that could happen in the world would be to have Romney elected in the US, that idiot would likely sell them HEU so they could attack the US. He would do anything for a buck as money is all that he cares about!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:36:48 PM

Since the UN is powerless to do anything except take too much U.S. payments, let Israel nuke them.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:34:47 PM

Suzmar summed it up perfectly! Thanks Obama for handling Iran so well!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:30:35 PM

Thanks to Obama policies.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:28:08 PM

I think Kenya is about to do the same.............
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:27:11 PM

now what might they be up to.....wake the hell up!!!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:26:32 PM

With the help of Russia and China things will get done for Iran.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:26:15 PM

Just a precurser to more nuclear weapons.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:25:03 PM

more gibberish More WMD'S
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:24:55 PM

Kazakhstan will want one next...

[Edited by: J Eric at 7/12/2012 11:25:51 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:24:00 PM

I think this sounds a bit shady.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:23:14 PM

lot of talk
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:20:33 PM

stupid waste of money
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