Created an underwater boat for military divers. What is it for?

Did you know that in the naval forces of many countries include not only ordinary seamen, but also military divers? Their main task is the protection of ships and shore installations from attacks of the enemy, but sometimes orders these fighters have to move on enemy territory. At the moment, for delivery using helicopters and submarines, but each outing in water depths of fighters at risk of being discovered and killed. To save their lives, the British company has developed SubSea Craft speedboat, which makes the delivery less dangerous fighters.

Created an underwater boat for military divers. What is it for?

The boat VICTA able to swim both above water and below the

Swimming facilities received VICTA name and its main feature is that it can swim both above water and below her. Its body is made of lightweight materials, and to work in normal mode, cutters diesel engine of 725 horsepower. When the boat is submerged by means of four horizontal screws will operate two electric power of 20 kW each.

Created an underwater boat for military divers. What is it for?

VICTA The boat is made of lightweight materials

Submarine for exploration

The freeboard boat sailing mode can accelerate to 55, 6 kilometers per hour and cover 463 kilometers. Once the apparatus approaches the enemy territory, it can for 2 minutes under the water drop and invisibly to swim up to the destination point at a speed of 14 kilometers per hour. Thus, inside the unusual apparatus Equipped fighters can suddenly attack the enemy or to secretly conduct reconnaissance. Or that even steeper, they can commit acts of sabotage - to lay the bombs and destroy enemy targets.

Created an underwater boat for military divers. What is it for?

The boat VICTA can overcome 463 kilometers

By the way, inside the VICTA boat can accommodate only 8 armed divers. Frogmen units currently available in 15 countries including the US, China and Russia. In their required equipment includes modern breathing apparatus to provide them with air under water, the device for detecting underwater objects at a distance of 100 meters and a firearm. Russian divers, for example, may be in possession of an underwater automatic APS pistol SPP-1M.

Created an underwater boat for military divers. What is it for?

Robotic boat Marine Lizard

Generally, VICTA boat is not unique swimming apparatus. Maybe someone remembers that in April 2019, we wrote about the world's first unmanned boat Marine Lizard, is also designed to obscure the landing of troops into enemy territory. However, unlike the hero of this news, he can not swim underwater. Instead, it floats well at 92, 6 kilometers per hour and moves the land 20 kilometers per hour.

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Reading about all these military technology in mind there are images, as if descended from the screen with action-packed fighters. Just imagine how a detachment of armed soldiers quietly planted by the enemy on its territory and makes a thorough exploration. It seems really cool - but what do you think about the military developments? Let's discuss this in our Telegram-chat.