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originally posted by: stormcell
Given that aerodynamics and hydrodynamics are similar fields, what can be applied to aircraft could be applied to submarines as well. What if they could have several "ring" fan blade engines that are mounted at locations along the fuselage?
The problem with this BLI engine (Bundary Layer Ingestion) is that they haven't got the material strong enough to handle the different pressures around the tail.