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  1. The 4 Narco Submarine Incidents Behind Florida Court Case


    6 Colombian nationals have pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine, using so-called narco submarines. The story. released by Acting United States Attorney Karin Hoppmann, has gathered some press attention. Using my database of reported narco submarine incidents, I have identified the ones listed in the press release.
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  2. Lockheed's Incredible Stealth Ship: Sea Shadow


    Flag Imagine if a plane manufacturer, renowned for the F-117A 'Stealth Fighter', were to build a ship. That's exactly what happened during the Cold War. Lockheed's famous secret projects outfit, the Skunk Works, built a ship designed to be invisible to radar.

    That unique vessel was the Sea Shadow (IX-529).
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  3. US Navy's Super Cruise Missile Submarine: USS Permit's Original Design


    Flag History remembers the USS Permit (SSN-594) as the name-ship of the Permit Class attack submarines. The Permits were the ultimate attack submarines of their time, and introduced several core features which became standard for US Navy submarines for decades.

    But there is a major part of the story which is not widely known. This article explores the USS Permit's original cruise missile submarine form.
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