The British Royal Navy has apparently been testing utilizing jet fits to board ships like a scene out of some scrapped Christopher Nolan movie, according to a new video launched by UK-based Gravity Industries. Business Insider writes that the checks had been performed over three days on the HMS Tamar, a Royal Navy Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol ship.
Royal Marines used Gravity Industries’ Jet Swimsuit to conduct a “go to, board, search, and seizure” operation or VBSS. Mainly a marine launched from a quick boat tailing the HMS Tamar, flew by way of the air like a barely askew Iron Man, and landed on the bigger ship, dropping a rope beneath so their quick boat buddies might climb up and “go to” the simulated enemy vessel.
The entire thing could be very…
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