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Re: Floating Torpedo
Posted by: walter M ()
Date: April 09, 2002 11:24AM

Dear Woody,
one torpedo is engineered to sink in order to avoid capture. It has a negative buoyancy and mantains its pre-set running deep at the expenses of its stored energy. If sometimes it runs aground on a sandy beach and does not explode, it makes the opponent's Intelligence very happy. On the other hand I always wondered if a torpedo, sinking afer failing to hit anyting and having exausted his propellant, would ever explode because of deep water pressure.
Greetings
walter M

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