posted on Jul, 30 2004 @ 08:56 AM
"The Serafina is 40 centimetres (16") long, with five propellers and a plastic hull crammed with rechargeable batteries and circuitry. The craft is
able to travel at a relatively fast underwater speed of one metre per second — equivalent to fast walking pace — but can also hover, tilt and right
itself if overturned."
"Most importantly, the team have managed to refine the design so Serafina can be produced relatively cheaply — starting at around A$1,000 per basic
unit. This raises the potential for large numbers of Serafinas to be deployed, travelling together in swarm formation, like a school of fish."
The military are going to love this unit.!
[edit on 30-7-2004 by sanctum]