Posted September 10, 2015 3:40 pm by Comments

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Photo by Startpoint

Photo by Startpoint

Photo by Startpoint

Photo by Startpoint

Photo by Startpoint

The British Ministry of Defense is making a strong push into the future.

Startpoint, a Royal Navy think tank group, last week released photos of its futuristic battleship: The Dreadnought 2050.

According to CNN:

Dreadnought 2050 is a tri-hull design and it’s not steel as most battle ships are. It’s an ultra-strong, see-through acrylic, Startpoint says.

The ship does away with the traditional mast, using instead a quad-copter tethered to the ship with carbon nanotubes that would carry power for sensors and a laser gun to take out nearby threats.

For threats farther off, there’s an electomagnetic rail gun on the bow that can fire a projectile hundreds of miles. Tubes in the two outrigger hulls …read more

Source:: Tactical Life

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