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Lockheed Martin / DARPA / USN ship "Sea Shadow"

Lockheed Martin / DARPA / USN ship "Sea Shadow"

stealth navy ship or ufo??

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makes you wonder how it floats Dom. so little of it in the water to create a displacement value
 

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You sort of expect it to take off and dock with the Enterprise!
Andy
 

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Its an experimental S.W.A.T.H.(Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_Waterplane_Area_Twin_Hull ) hulled stealth design which has 2 cylindrical hulls ( similar in shape to a submarine of today ) below the water which reduces drag by up to 80%.

She is called the Sea Shadow -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Shadow

http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/ship/sea_shadow.htm
 

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You may be interested that the S.W.A.T.H was invented not so very long ago by a Canadian in Halifax Nova Scotia .
I had a cruise on the Radison Diamond a few years back ; she was a Swath and very comfortable in a seaway.
 

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Not my fault I hit it, it was dark and it didnt show on my radar
 

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Looks like San Francisco with Oakland Bay Bridge in backround.
 

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