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Mar 3, 2009

Wave Piercing technology: The "Wild" Navy destroyer Hull



Wave Piercing is already the defacto standard in beach cats racing hulls.
The extreme rake of the new Hobie F18, reminds me the radical US Navy ship.
Now we are also seeing this extreme design in Navy ships like the Zumwalt Class Destroyer.

Some interesting pics and videos below:








Maybe Martin Fsher is working for Northrop Grumman! who knows!
Video http://www.raytheon.com/broadcast/hull_form.asx


Wakes differences are huge.

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