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Submarines are stealthy und aircraft are getting i stealthier—and several e J navies think that surface eep sbips can reap the same
ea Shadow tests since her unveiling in April 1993 have explored potential contributions to s — improvements in surface ship cea keeping, automation, and signature °ntrol. (See “Hiding in the Shadows," u y 1993 Proceedings, pages 85-88.) o Senior-ieve! Defense Department ^ 'eials came on board for trials on an Francisco Bay—depicted here—in u8ust 1993. Lockheed personnel con- aue to operate the craft under Navy COt> tract.
IT) ®ased on experience with its experimental stealth patrol craft Smyge, the ste^' ^Weci'sl1 Navy plans to build eight s ® ^ warships during this decade— e will be mine hunters/sweepers and
r<x*edinEs / January 1994
Proceedings / January