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Saturday, September 08, 2007

New Acquistion Anyone?

New York City saw a new kind of watercraft yesterday. Touted as a Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel, "Proteaus" is designed for everything from military uses to biological studies, ocean exploration and sea rescue.

The spindly catamaran is so efficient that it can travel 5,000 miles — farther than across the Atlantic — on one load of diesel fuel. No idea on how fast it can go, or how much storage space is required to archive it!

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