After what was seemingly a three week march toward war between North and South Korea, which ended in an agreement followed by handshakes, smiles and supposedly a draw-down in both sides war-time footing, one question still remains — where is the majority of North Korea’s submarine fleet?
If you've been looking for a secret, underground lair with built-in submarine parking and minion office space, you're in luck. The Royal Norwegian Navy recently put a secret mountainside sub base up for sale.
Nondescript 18-wheelers are secretly transporting nearly 1,000 of the U.S. Navy's 100-kiloton W76 nuclear warheads from a submarine base near Seattle to a plant in Texas. Worse news? It's by an agency recently investigated for problems with alcohol abuse.
We saw the beginnings of the recreation of Barney Oldfield's Golden Submarine last year, but at this years' 2008 Detroit Autorama, some very noticeable progress has been made on the car. As you can see, the incredibly detailed, lightweight frame has been worked out and sheetmetal work has begun on the sleek little…
Well, now we know what that looks like.
Okay, so it's not a car, a bike or even a hovercraft. It doesn't transform into anything. It apparently didn't even work all that well in its designed capacity. What is it? It's the WWII Kaiten, a Japanese invention of dubious genius that was designed to be a piloted torpedo. Motor in the back, a ton-and-a-half of HE…