Get A Look At The U.S. Navy’s Own ‘Ghost Ship ‘

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Check out this video of a new, incredibly versatile, sea based platform that has been developed by a company in Portsmouth, NH.

Its design and the range of variations that it can take on both for war fighting needs and for Coast Guard life saving and security needs is mind-boggling.

Source: YouTube/Military Update

Source: YouTube/Military Update

This thing looks like something out of a Star Wars film. It has almost mythological shape-shifter qualities and moves with the swiftness and agility of a bird over the sea surface.

Source: YouTube/Military Update

Source: YouTube/Military Update

It also has the stealth qualities that make it ghost-like to radar. Maybe that is why it’s called a “Ghost.”

Source: YouTube/Military Update

Source: YouTube/Military Update

One might think that such a versatile weapons system is the product of fiction, but this “ghost” is for real. The design elements are as sophisticated as they come, but they draw on ancient designs as well, like the catamaran. This is a formidable new technology.

Watch the video below.


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Dan Doyle is a husband, father, grandfather, Vietnam veteran, and retired professor of Humanities at Seattle University. He taught 13 years at the high school level and 22 years at the university level. He spends his time now babysitting his granddaughter. He is a poet and a blogger as well. Dan holds an AA degree in English Literature, a BA in Comparative Literature, and an MA in Theology, and writes regularly for The Veterans Site Blog.