Military’s first stealth ship United States, Sea Shadow, has been included in the auction list to be ready for sale.
Stealth ship, Sea Shadow, made in experimental and highly classified for the U.S. Navy in 1980, the manufacturing cost around U.S. $ 190 million.
Stealth ship, Sea Shadow, that also had the inspiration of making an enemy ship in the James Bond film “Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)”.
Until now, the auction price of a stealth ship Sea Shadow was already reached U.S. $ 100,420. This auction will close May 4 2012.
Stealth ship Sea Shadow was completed in 1985 and took three years. But the public did not know the existence of stealth ship until 1993.
Stealth ship, Sea Shadow, has a height of 50 meters, 21 meters wide, weighs 563 tons, and the speed to 14 knots. Stealth ship, Sea Shadow, built for the Navy Affairs Superpower by an agency of the U.S. Defense Department and Lockheed Martin.
But the Navy never commissioned the Stealth ship, Sea Shadow and then only used to evaluate new technologies in a realistic ocean environment before languishing on a pier in California.
Stealth ship, Sea Shadow has a technology of Swath Water Plane Area Twin Hull (SWATH), which extended up the side of the boat touching the water surface as a torpedo-shaped hull. Technology Swath Water Plane Area Twin Hull gives exceptional stability in rough weather. The Stealth ship, Sea Shadow was then retired in September 2006.
Previously, authorities had also tried to find a museum to put Stealth ship, Sea Shadow, but it seems futile. For those who are interested, please check at the branch site eBay, Auction GS.
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