ML-1 Mobile Power System: Reactor in a Box

This is a modest update of an article first published in November 1996. DOD’s recent issuance of an RFI for mobile, modest power output atomic power systems shows that the challenges that were clearly described in 1963 have not been addressed – yet. Now is a good time to start addressing them. The ML-1 experimental reactor was unique. It was not a pressurized water reactor with a steam energy conversion more