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Advantages of an amphibious submersible jet fighter?

Other than the fact that an army of submersible fighter jets rising from the ocean in front of the sea defenses will make most countries piss their pants, what are the advantages? Of course it's a LOT slower than normal jet travel and requires VTOL aircraft for take off and landing, but what might be some advantages? EDIT: Propeller motors for underwater movement, NOT jets burning underwater.

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Chuck Norris does not believe in the Periodic Table of Elements, because Chuck Norris only believes in the element of surprise.

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jets burning under water would be great,too and it'll never happen

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Hence why you don't use the jets underwater, you use a second set of propellor motors.
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combustion engines?
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Strelok
Electrical propeller motors since no oxygen for combustion engines would be present except for vital life-support oxygen.
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A good defense. They could just submerge and be relatively safe from other planes

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We have submarines with enough intercontinental balistic warheads to destroy the planet three times over. the world is scared and wizing thier pants

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But we do not use nuclear weapons because we know that in nuclear war nobody wins, there will always be survivors but never winners.
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You could make suicide dives into submarines, you should tell this to someone in Hollywood and they'll probably put it in the next GI Jo movie lol

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GI Joe could just copy everything from C&C Red Alert 3 and have tons of ideas.
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also consider the water pressure from the depth it may be at, and electronic components and water dont always agree (nothings truely water proof for that size)...oh and rust...

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Strelok
Hence why you don't go too deep, and the aluminum frame most jets are made of will not rust. And it's only really circuit boards and stuff that is destroyed by water, I have put electrical motors underwater and they work fine.
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maybe the frame cant rust, but aluminum can only be used for so much until a stronger material is needed, also dont forget about the salt
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Strelok
Salt getting on the engines and stuff is another problem, possibly sealing off the engines air-tight until re-surfacing is done might work and then the air speed would blow off the water.
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Science fiction anybody? You could be the next George Lucas.

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This isn't planned for science fiction, this is planned for real life. I have a lot of ideas that would make a great movie, but we do have the technology for this one.
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