A Stealthy Spy Boat James Bond Would Love

High on the military's wish list are small robot submarines capable of spying and attacking behind enemy lines. But when such underwater craft proved expensive and difficult to develop, engineer Howard Hornsby thought there must be a better way. So, drawing on his hobby of racing radio-controlled model speedboats, he started a company to create a robot boat. Such a craft is hard to spot with either radar or sonar, he says, because "the best place to hide is on the surface."

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