Chinese Supersonic Sub Could Get From China to California in 2 Hours

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Shanghai to San Francisco is a trek that takes nearly 12 hours by plane. Imagine that transatlantic trip taking just two hours.

The feat could be achieved with a new supersonic submarine, but this one doesn’t look like your typical sub

It more closely resembles a torpedo; its unusual shape helps it move quickly moving through the water, potentially reaching speeds of up to 3,600 miles per hour

The new technology uses a technology called supercavitation, meaning a submerged object essentially moves in an air bubble, greatly reducing water drag Read more…

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Stan Schroeder

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