Hydrofoil Ship. All hydrofoil commercial vessels for sale. At lower speeds, the drag of a hydrofoil climbs while the drag of a displacement hull drops as the speed goes down.
In the 1960's, many countries developed their own version of a hydrofoil ship for their militaries. Rostislav alekseev, the founder of the soviet hydrofoil shipbuilding, designed the first soviet. Adapted from a light skiff commonly employed by forces of the south american allied nations' coast guard.
We don't know how many hydrofoil derivatives of the mk mod 2 the navy has, or had, or if this is, or was, part of a more extensive program to develop a new special operations boat.
The underlying principles of hydrofoils were considered in chapter 7; Want to try hydrofoiling, but diy is the only option? This new hydrofoil is a giant step forward in design and state of the art technology and provides high speeds, in excess of 100 knots, as well as outstanding safety and a comfortable ride. At lower speeds, the drag of a hydrofoil climbs while the drag of a displacement hull drops as the speed goes down.