With almost equal adversaries standing on a military mountain for technological abilities, the Royal Navy is seeking an upgrade to give them a certain edge: jet packs.
During an announcement in Portsmouth, UK Secretary of Defense Gavin Williamson witnessed a demonstration of a new jet engine able to blow up its occupant at a distance of up to 10,000 feet. According to The Telegraph, the comparison with the ever-popular ensemble developed by Marvel's Tony Stark is estimated at £ 340,000 or about $ 450,000.
Speaking to Gravity's test pilot following the demonstration, an exaggerated Williamson hovered over a particular scenario he envisioned, in which the suit would provide a significant advantage.
"Can you imagine performing an attack on a ship?" He asked the pilot, according to the Telegraph report.
"A ship that you must regain control of," a representative of gravity reported. I can have ten people at different places at once, and the first thing they'll know when they hear a faint jet sound.
"You can really do a lot more discreet insertion," Williams added. [1