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The S6W reactor is a naval reactor used by the United States Navy to provide electricity generation and propulsion on warships. The S6W designation stands for:

This pressurized water reactor was prototyped in the land-based S8G plant at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Ballston Spa, New York starting in March 1994. It has a shaft horsepower of 45,000 shp.

The three ships of the Seawolf class submarine were built with S6W reactors.


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