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Offline flateric

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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
« Reply #45 on: January 31, 2013, 11:30:10 pm »
Thanks for looking and reading!
Thanks for sharing, Eric. What a mess...sad loss for history. :'(
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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
« Reply #46 on: February 01, 2013, 12:59:26 am »
Thank you so much Eric for joining and sharing this unique part of engineering history.

Was "IX-529" the official Lockheed designation for the program, or merely the vehicle's serial number?

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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
« Reply #47 on: February 01, 2013, 03:21:51 am »
IX-529 was the Navy's hull number.  IX indicates "unclassified miscellaneous" and is used for all manner of unusual or uninteresting non-commissioned vessels -- everything from experimental craft like Sea Shadow to barges.

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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
« Reply #49 on: December 27, 2018, 05:22:35 pm »
The Sea Shadow may be gone, but (as a update to my previous post, Reply #34) these two sites have good virtual tours of the Sea Shadow and the Hughes Mining Barge with extensive links to further information:
http://nonplused.org/panos/seashadow/index.html & http://archive.hnsa.org/seashadow/index.php

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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
« Reply #50 on: December 30, 2018, 08:43:39 pm »
You probably know about this already, but one of the Lockheed MP-UAV concepts appears to have a UAV carrier version of the Sea Shadow in the background. It's on Hitechweb, though I can't find it at the moment.
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Re: Lockheed Sea Shadow
« Reply #51 on: December 31, 2018, 08:27:27 am »
Anyone know which payloads were *actually* carried in the payload bay of the Sea Shadow?
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