Skip to comments.Two Real Military Projects that must be merged - Robotic Sharks and combat lasers
Posted on 01/08/2015 8:32:16 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
Wired reports that the Navy has a working robotic shark.
It is five feet long and nearly 100 pounds, is about the size of an albacore tuna but looks more like a shark, at least from a distance. Its part of an experiment to explore the possibilities of using biomimetic, unmanned, underwater vehicles, and the Navy announced it wrapped up testing of the design last week.
The robot uses its tail for propulsion and control, like a real fish. It can operate in water as shallow as 10 inches or dive down to 300 feet. It can be controlled remotely via a 500-foot tether, or swim independently, periodically returning to the surface to communicate. Complete with dorsal and pectoral fins, the robofish is stealthy too: It looks like a fish and moves like a fish, and, like other underwater vehicles, is difficult to spot even if you know to look for it.
Now both exist. Robotic Sharks and Combat Lasers
Integrate them. Make the robotic shark bigger and put combat lasers onto it.
Trillions of tax payer money is already wasted. Tens of billions on 11th through 13 aircraft carrier groups. Hundreds of billions extra on overpriced fighter jets. Spend thirty million dollars and integrate the robotic shark with combat lasers. You cannot get this close and not put them together.
You have the chocolate and the peanut butter. Make the Peanut butter cup.
why would obama want us to have effective weapons?
“Trillions of taxpayer money”
At only one MIllYUN dollars per shark, I see a Great White Shark fleet cruising the seven seas with frikken lasers on their heads.
that would potentially stop his muslim brothers?
Active Duty ping.
My husband has a 1,000mw hand held laser that can pop balloons at 20 feet. It cost him $100 bucks. Considering that our military has much more to spend than $100 dollars, I’m pretty sure that the next war will be fought with this type of technology, not bullets.
Attack of the Robotic Sharks and Combat Laser Mutants II
Starring a brought-back-to-life Andre the Giant as the shark wrangler, Tara Reid as the sexy toll booth operator, Ernest Borgnine as Captain Steubing and Christopher Walken on cowbell.
“Because every creature deserves a hot meal”
Have all four come to my office Monday.
Yessss! And while you’re throwing money around, figure out how to deliver them by tornado.
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