Holiday Wish Gift List: Navy’s New Ghost Swimmer’s

by | Dec 17, 2014 | Equipment, Science | 0 comments


Need a holiday gift idea to stand out from the rest? How about the Navy’s Ghost Swimmer? Check out these 100 lb 5ft long blue-fin tuna (but very shark like) drones. They are part of the Navy’s project to fill the waters with drones which look like sea creatures. They are intended to survey the surroundings and take note of tides and weather conditions. Sadly, these are actually not for sale to the public….but you have to admit this would make one cool gift for your shark drone loving friends. MORE

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