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Ohio Class Sub SOF Capsule


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Downloads: 193
Uploaded by: Mark Moore
File size: 782 kilobytes
VSP Version: 2.X
License: Public Domain

File ID# 47
Manufacuter Georgia Tech
Model Special Operations Force Capsule
Units Feet
Description A capsule that can hold/launch eleven 2-man helicopters from a modified Ohio Class Submarine. Included features are a large lead ballast and water tank for buoyancy control at the bottom, lift elevator for raising the helicopters for launching, a minimal displacement design for rough sea state operation (minimal cross-section at wave height), propulsion thrusters for underwater maneuvering for the capsule to re-entery the sub before/after mission completion. Designed by Mark Moore and Bill Fredericks, for the winning graduate AHS competition.
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Model Suitability
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  • 1 - Check internal layout/volume
  • 1 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
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  • 1 - Weight and balance
  • 1 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 2 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
Tags submarine capsule , submarine

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