Is a British designer and manufacturer of cars Aston Martin has made with Triton Submarines American agreement on joint creation of new luxury mini-submarines. The company said that the draft of the boat will be called Neptune.
The British company will be responsible for preliminary design and selection of materials. In turn, the American firm will handle the technical implementation. Other details of the submarine are not yet available.
As noted, N+1, render the alleged appearance of the submarine, published by Aston Martin, allows to assume that Neptune will probably be created on an existing submarine Triton Submarines Triton family.
ICYMI: Earlier today we announced a new collaboration with @tritonsubs. Read more about Project Neptune: https://t.co/RgtZr5S5MZ pic.twitter.com/FhZjPV32vI
— Aston Martin (@astonmartin) on 28 September 2017.
The most popular mini-submarine of the American company is Triton 3300/3 – triple the submarine is able to dive to a depth of one kilometer. Her displacement is about eight tons. The device has four motors five horsepower. The maximum speed of the Triton 3300/3 underwater is three nodes. Normal submerged submarine can be up to 12 hours.
Mini-submarine can accommodate is usually from one to three people, there are larger subs. Various research organizations use them for underwater observation, and military to patrol, coast guard in rescue operations, and individuals are buying them for entertainment.