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At random: Among the 'first' that Electric Boat Division has introduced into American submarines, have been the marine Diesel engine, the perfected use of the storage battery, the combination of battery and internal combustion engine, and the world's first adaptation of nuclear energy to propulsion in the USS NAUTILUS.

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Posted 2018-07-13 11:10 AM (#89651)

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Location: East Coast of Wisconsin
Subject: FYI

Go here
Posted 2018-07-14 2:37 PM (#89666 - in reply to #89651)
Master and Commander

Posts: 1344

Location: Wollongong, NSW
Subject: RE: FYI

Fly-by-wire has been used in aircraft for a while (introduced by Airbus); still can have problems. Any submarine with a skilled planesman can operate in any depths of water. If conditions are too bad to go shallow, don't go!
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