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Manually Assisted Sea Cyborg by Keithwormwood Manually Assisted Sea Cyborg by Keithwormwood
Cetaceans have long been used by military outfits, trained for marine mine clearance, reconnaissance, and even attack roles. However their willful, individualistic personalities caused severe problems. Escapees were common, which represented an extremely expensive loss in both resources and time, for their trainers. The J8 program solved this issue with heavily genetically modified Belugas featuring post-growth expansive mechanical grafting which fitted them to be overseen by a human pilot.

Key Features:

Opened canopy exposes cockpit.

Legs mounted on underbelly allow cyborg to crawl along the seabottom and minimize water disruption for the sake of covert movement.

Manipulator arms can be controlled by pilot for precise tasks (repairs, sabotage, etc).

Feed tubes supply a space efficient, dehydrated cocktail to nourish the remaining biological elements of the cyborg.

Synthetic fin extensions can unfurl or contract depending on the need for speed or maneuverability.

Art prints available here: Sea Cyborg art print
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Tygahman Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it!
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XeonartOmega Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
It's hard to believe that it's a pencil drawing but here it is! :)
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childersart Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Student General Artist
awesome!
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:iconmichaeltannock:
I found your drawing for sale online elsewhere with your signature removed: society6.com/aeonsama/whaleorc…
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lufanster Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Student Filmographer
I have a book which has your drawing on the cover page!
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thefezwearingsaiyan Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
fantastic work
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2ndSystem Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014

wait what, this vehicle is on the cover of a book i have about drawing sci-fi vessels.

and it deserves to be there because this design is awesome!

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MissStichedMaiden Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014

AMAZING!


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HelloKittyLena Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Too awesome!!!!! The thought behind this...omg!
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sidetrack1 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
Looks like someone did a cruel experiment to cyberize a beluga al a Submarimon for a sci- book cover .- u .-
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