What would it be like to glide across a flat expanse of snow at high speed while making hardly any noise? Well, Canada's military is spending about $600,000 on a stealth snowmobile to find out.
Canadian troops tested the hybrid-electric prototype designed for clandestine Far North ops and evaluated its noise, acceleration, and battery endurance, according to the Canadian Press (CP).
Dubbed "Loki" after the trickster Norse god, the snowmobile is too top secret to be photographed. It was put through trials in February at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa in Ontario. … Read more