Stiletto: The U.S. Navy’s Experimental Hero




For hundreds of years, the needle-like Italian blade designed primarily for a swift, precise coup de grace, gained infamy on the battlefields and streets of Europe. Able to penetrate many layers of armour up-close, it packed a punch stronger than its size betrayed and was naturally associated with the art of stealth. Today, the stiletto has leant its name to a much bigger and complex instrument, swapping lethal force with the potential to develop tactical force. Launched in 2006 by MSHIPCO...
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