Young specialists of OKB “GIDROPRESS” have visited the first NPP in the world
On 12 October 2017 a group of young specialists of OKB “GIDROPRESS” have made their visit to Obninsk nuclear power plant. The technical tour was organized by the Youth Committee of the enterprise and was conducted within the framework of the plan implementation on promotion of young specialists’ involvement into the atomic industry activity. The young specialists have got acquainted with the history of creation of the first NPP in the world. A visit to the main control room and reactor hall evoked a great interest. The visitors learned that the first NPP was equipped with an uranium-graphite reactor AM-1 with water coolant, it was of 5 MW power. Its abbreviation means “peaceful atom”. “Such technical tours are a very good idea; they help to see with your own eyes the structure of a nuclear NPP. I hope, such kind of excursions will become a good tradition at our enterprise”, - said a manufacturing engineer of OKB “GIDROPRESS” Grigory Mikhalev.