Sea Shadow (IX-529)
1 Development 2 History 3 Legacy 4 See also 5 References 6 External links
Sea Shadow was built in 1984 to examine the application of stealth
technology on naval vessels, and was used in secret until a public
debut in 1993. In addition, the ship was designed to test the use of
automation to reduce crew size. The ship was created by the Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the U.S. Navy and Lockheed.
Sea Shadow was developed and built at Lockheed's Redwood City,
California facility, inside the
Hughes Mining Barge
Skjold-class corvette, the world's fastest warships, stealth missile coastal corvette in service with the Royal Norwegian Navy Visby-class corvette, a stealth ship currently in service within the Swedish Navy Sea Hunter
^ a b c d Newman, Barry (February 24, 2009). "The Navy has a Top-Secret Vessel it wants to put on display; Sea Shadow and its Satellite-Proof Barge need a home; Plotting in Providence". Wall Street Journal. p. 1. ^ Newman, Barry (February 24, 2009). "The Navy has a Top-Secret Vessel it wants to put on display; Sea Shadow and its Satellite-Proof Barge need a home; Plotting in Providence". Wall Street Journal. p. 1. ^ "Top-Secret Navy Vessel Needs a Home". Fox News. 2009-02-24. ^ "BID DEPOSIT-SEA SHADOW/HMB-1". General Services Administration. ^ "Top-secret US Navy stealth ship goes on sale on auction site – The Sun –News". The Sun. London. ^ Time Magazine, May 11, 2012, p. 5 ^ "Innovative stealth ship sold to Alameda firm for scrap". The Sacramento Bee. 2012-07-06. Archived from the original on 2012-07-06. ^ Kurhi, Eric (1 July 2013). "Now tons of scrap, Sunnyvale Lockheed facility's Sea Shadow leaves a stealthy, high-tech legacy". Retrieved 2015-07-31. ^ Ian Garland (29 April 2012). "For sale, ship that inspired 007 film: The £115million US navy stealth vessel that could be yours for just £60,000 (but you won't be allowed to sail off on any undercover missions as its being sold for scrap)". Daily Mail (London).
This article includes information collected from the Naval Vessel Register, which, as a U.S. government publication, is in the public domain. The entry can be found here. External links
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