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Sidescan image of SNV-2 Valiant (click for larger graphic):

Image courtesy of Innerspace Exploration.



The condition of the Valiant is extremely fragile, especially the outer skin of the fuselage. Even light contact with the skin will puncture a hole in it. SCRET intends to monitor the condition of the Valiant on a regular basis to determine if it is deteriorating over time.

Radial engine and propeller.

Bent propeller blade.

US Navy insignia on fuselage near tail.

Tail landing gear.

Tail section showing missing control surfaces

Main landing gear

Data case beneath cockpit area