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nuclear submarine [1]click to hear

Underwater warship that operates on nuclear energy; it can remain underwater for months without surfacing.
nuclear submarine [1] conning tower sail plane diving plane upper rudder propeller

conning tower click to hear

The submarine’s superstructure, from which the periscopes and antennas emerge.

sail plane click to hear

Adjustable fin at the front of the submarine; it is used for diving and surfacing.

diving plane click to hear

Adjustable rudder at the stern that allows the submarine to dive and surface.

upper rudder click to hear

Movable part that allows the submarine to stay on course and turn right and left.

propeller click to hear

Device with blades that is connected to a propeller shaft; its movement generates the propulsion needed to drive the submarine.