Stealth ship with carbon composite skin
The stealth ship that is used in an episode in the middle of Season 2.5 is constructed from scratch from within Battlestar Galactica. Unlike the other ships, its skin is made out of a special carbon composite which makes it invisible to DRADIS radar.
Stealth technology has been used in the military for decades. Two of the most well known examples are the Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" and F-117 stealth fighter. Both used special metals and/or an iron metallic paint combined with a special angular design to keep from being picked up on enemy radar.
March 20, 2009 8:08 AM PDT
Photo by: NBC Universal
| Caption by: Josh Lowensohn
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