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RPV

abbreviation for
(Aeronautics) remotely piloted vehicle
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The findings revealed that almost no fuel remained in the reactor core of RPV at Unit 1, and the possibility that some fuel debris remained in the bottom of the RPVs at Units 2 and 3.
The models were applied successfully to fit experimental data on P accumulation at GBs in RPVs at a dose of 0.01 dPa.
Caption: Table 3: The SPDs for various RPVs P for (n, l, m) = (6, 5, 0)(b = 0.5, c = 0.5, 10).
The control philosophy for Reaper or Predator remotely piloted vehicles (RPV) would be illustrative of this interface.
Soneda edits this compilation on reactor pressure vessels (RPVs) in nuclear reactors and embrittlement conditions.
Around half of the forecast period's global demand for RPVs and RPVHs is due to occur in the next five years between 2015 and 2020, when 49 new reactors are expected to come online, and 22 existing reactors are likely to require RPVH replacement.
McLucas has written: I believe we are entering an era when RPVs [remotely piloted vehicles] will play an increasingly important role in helping airpower to serve the nation....
Described through different eras as robot planes, pilotless aircraft, RPVs (remotely piloted vehicles) RPAs (remotely piloted aircraft), the contemporary versions are most often termed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that, when combined with ground control stations and data links, form unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
been called drones, robot planes, pilotless aircraft, RPVs (remotely