sea skimmer


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sea skimmer

A missile designed to transit at less than 50 feet (or 15 meters) above the surface of the sea.
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The Lincoln MKZ Trophy, a 1600m handicap finale on the card, was won with an impressive late kick by Al Alawi Racing Syndicate's Helal Al Alawi-trained Sea Skimmer.
Saeed bin Surror's Sea Skimmer still holds an Investec Derby entry so he will have to be winning the 10-furlong maiden if that is to be taken up.
Rail-launched from naval test and training ranges, the highly maneuverable Coyote has two optional flight trajectories: sea skimmer and high-diver.
But while the Sea Skimmer made the February 1943 cover of Popular Mechanics, Gazda had no luck selling it to the British government.
Two years later, Gazda nearly drowned after gunning his Sea Skimmer through pounding Narragansett Bay surf.
Jockey and trainer completed a double, combining to win a 1200m maiden with Sea Skimmer who led a small group on the nearside rail before gaining the overall initiative about 250m from home.
Advanced signal processing allows the system to repeatedly demonstrate highly reliable detection of very small targets such as sea skimmers, anti-ship and anti-radiation missiles, small UAVs, mortars and swarming small craft.