UK Marine Uses Jet Suit To Practice Mock Maritime Boarding Operations

 

Task & Purpose: Watch a jetpack-flying Royal Marine board a ship like freakin’ Boba Fett  

This thing is sick.  

I hope you are ready for jet-powered Marines to attack the enemy as if they are Mandalorians because a new video from Gravity Industries shows what it may look like: an armed, bearded, jet-backpacked operator doing a high-flying hop from a rubber boat onto a ship in mere seconds. 

“The footage speaks for itself,” the company wrote on YouTube after its successful demonstration of its Jet Suit, which gives an operator more than 1,000 horsepower of jet power literally at their fingertips.  

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WNU Editor: This is so cool.

More News On A UK Marine Using A Jet Suit To Practice Mock Maritime Boarding Operations  

The Royal Navy is testing using jet suits to fight high-seas piracy — The Verge  

Watch a UK Marine Jetpack onto Speeding Ship, Pull Out Gun — Futurism 

Iron Man-Style: Watch UK Royal Marines Test Jet Suit During Boarding Op Drill — Sputnik 

Watch: Royal Marine With Jet Suit Practice Mock Maritime Boarding Operations — Zero Hedge

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