Caspian monster – Lun Screen Plane

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Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

When the USSR for the first time tested these half planes – half ships in the Caspian Sea, the US militaries could not understand the photos they got from the satellites.

Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

From the engineering point of view of that time such a thing were impossible.

Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

The Americans nicknamed unfamiliar object “Caspian monster.” In Russia they called it “screen plane”.

Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

“Screen plane” is a winged surface effect vehicle (WSEV), a combination of an aircraft and ship. It can fly on 0.5-2 meters above the sea level used the lifting effect of the water surface – screen.

Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

The screen plane Lun tested in the Caspian Sea in 80s had 500 km/h speed.

Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

These huge screen planes were capable of carrying enough missiles to attack an aircraft carrier grouping.

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Lun Screen Plane Technology
Lun Screen Plane Technology

1 COMMENT

  1. Wow. This is amazing! It looks HUGE! I will have to show my daughter this! he’s a huge history buff, and with family that have served in the military, she’s all into military history and whatnot. She will be awed by the size of this.

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