The latest addition to Google Street View’s unique locations is none other than a naval submarine. But it isn’t just any submarine either. The HMS Ocelot was built almost over 50 years ago for the Royal Navy. The Oberon-class submarine was capable of speeds of up to 17 knots (20 mph) underwater, came equipped with homing torpedoes and had soundproofed equipment making it one of “the quietest submarines in existence.”
Street View will let you tour the dockyard where the submarine was launched, its control room, sleeping quarters, all the way up to its torpedo tubes.…Read More »
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is essentially the research arm for US armed forces, is currently planning to build what they are calling a drone mothership.
The agency has recently announced several details about the project and it seems to be shaping up to be quite an impressive one at that.…Read More »
If you were a multi-milioniare, what would you buy? I don’t know about you but a personal submarine would be on top of my list. And Spymaster has no issue parting you with $2 million in exchange for the Orcasub.
Orcasub, which is available by order only (you won’t find it on the shelves of your local Wal-Mart), is a private submarine that has space for two and dives up to 2,000 feet.…Read More »