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|2.60k||David Taylor Model Basin 1/4 model submarine in on 8 April 1981 after the shipyard had applied acoustic tiles (Special Hull Treatment) to the hull. The shipyard did a lot of R&D work on submarine acoustic tiles. during this period. I sent the photo to a couple on ex-shipyard type and they confirmed that the yard did not build the model. I believe that this model the forerunner to Kokanee (LSV-1) & Cutthroat (LSV-2) used on Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho.||Navy Photo number # 176083-4-81,courtesy of Darryl L. Baker.|
|33k||Construction on the Cutthroat (LSV-2) began in September 1998, and the 60-foot long forward end left NNS on 22 July 2000. It is shown here being loaded onto one very large truck for shipment to U.S. Navy's Acoustic Research Detachment in Bayview, Idaho.||Photo by John Whalen, courtesy of nns.com.|
|46k||Cutthroat (LSV-2), loading for Departure from Newport News Shipbuilding to the U.S. Navy's Acoustic Research Detachment in Bayview, Idaho. The unit arrived on 31 July 2000.||Photo by John Whalen, courtesy of nns.com.|
|35k||Bows on view of the forward section of the Cutthroat (LSV-2), loading for Departure from Newport News Shipbuilding.||Photo by John Whalen, courtesy of nns.com.|
|133k||Athol Elementary Idaho School students sign their names on the Cutthroat (LSV-2) model before christening.||Photo by Pam Lama, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com|
|18k||Capt. Petri excites the students during the ceremony of the Cutthroat (LSV-2) model before christening.||Photo by Pam Lama, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com|
|191k||Cutthroat (LSV-2) is lowered into the water.||USN photo by Pam Lama, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com|
|212k||Ballons being released during the celebration of the Cutthroat's (LSV-2) launching.||USN photo by Pam Lama, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com|
|149k||Rear Admiral Phil Davis & Principal Connie McGee at Cutthroat's (LSV-2) launching.||USN photo by Pam Lama, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com|
|79k||Cutthroat (LSV-2), shown here during initial launching at the Acoustic Research Detachment in Bayview, Idaho.||Courtesy of chinfo.navy.mil|
|315k||Cutthroat (LSV-2), submarine test vehicle is moved out of the support barge where final systems testing was conducted, into the waters of Scenic Bay, October 2001.||USN photo & text by Drew Meyer, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com.|
|289k||Cutthroat (LSV-2), is moored to the tender, which will move the vehicle from the base at Bayview to the test area in the main body of Lake Pend Oreille. During acceptance trials, the vehicle will be operated by the NSWCCD LSV crew, with the shipbuilders, Newport News Shipbuilding and Electric Boat Company, providing support, October 2001.||USN photo & text by Drew Meyer, courtesy of dt.navy.mil.com|
|30k||Cutthroat (LSV-2) starboard side view at Lake Pend Oreille in Idaho, 2003.||Courtesy of nn.northropgrumman.com|
|505k||Cutthroat (LSV-2), 24 August 2005 in Bayview, Idaho.||Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images via Getty Images courtesy of gettyimages.com. |
Photo added 01/07/17.
|191k||Marines guard the world's largest unmanned submarine, the Cutthroat (LSV-2) being housed at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Acoustic Research Detachment, 24 August 2005 in Bayview, Idaho. The Navy has operated the facility on Lake Pend Oreille to do submarine reasearch with large model submarines since 1967. It is the only facility of it's kind in the world where technologies are tested to make major improvements to U.S. submarine performance.||Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images via Getty Images courtesy of gettyimages.com. |
Photo added 01/07/17.
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