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argued however that Western sanctions may force Iran to use new sources of fuel for big vessels during long voyages. Officials say some countries refuse to refuel Iranian ships because of the sanctions.
It said Iran should enrich to 60 percent, much closer to weapons-grade than Tehran's current program.
"To reach nuclear propulsion, the country's nuclear industry inevitably has to upgrade the level of nuclear enrichment to the average level needed for new marine reactors, and that will be 50 to 60 percent," Mashreghnews.ir said.
The website said this will be an "effective step to
Originally posted by CONEDESTROYA
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Originally posted by Deetermined
reply to post by maes9
Forget the large vessels.
I think Iran has been enriching uranium to over 20% for quite some time now anticipating use for their own nuclear submarines (provided most likely by Russia) to sit in the Strait or off the coast of Gaza.
From my understanding, some of these submarines can stay submerged for up to 4 months at a time.