my alt's alt's alt: Funny how the Navy likes the dolphins to do their bidding, and yet proposes and promotes sonar exercises that will kill or deafen the non-captive ones in mass numbers. The most recent proposal was rejected by California back in March, but it doesn't guarantee that the project will not be proposed again in the future. From what I've read in news articles, the Navy is currently attempting to override the most recent rejection, claiming blah blah danger North Korea. Sign petitions, folks.
duenor: It's also made of bronze all over.
duenor: These things must have been incredibly expensive to make.
IoSaturnalia: duenor: It's also made of bronze all over.Some poor swabby spent days polishing the torpedo.
jjorsett: Steampunk torpedos found by assault Dolphins. I sense the theme for Bioshock Infinity Times Two forming.
Fixxor: Just wondering, but how do the dolphins "clear" the mines? Do they have explosives on them that detonate near the mines or something?/doesnt know how minesweeper dolphins work
hardinparamedic: IoSaturnalia: duenor: It's also made of bronze all over.Some poor swabby spent days polishing the torpedo.You see, it's comments like this that make people think the Navy is full of gay.
Oldiron_79: antron:Tonite, you.
wallywam1: Unnecessary-hyphens-are- unnecessary.
duenor: The design for these things is truly remarkable. There's no on-board engine or power inside the torp.Basically you spin a flywheel inside the torp really really really fast through a system of shipboard winches. Then you just drop the thing in the water and the flywheel releases that stored up spinning energy into the propeller assembly, causing it to push itself toward the enemy.I assume the point tip goes to a detonator cap which blows the whole thing up afterwards.It's also made of bronze all over.These things must have been incredibly expensive to make.
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FunkOut: So the divers are dolphins, the torpedo is Victorian...but your forgot to mention "coast of California" was also a vat of lime Jello.
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