Makakai acrylic pressure hull submersible

I think it was designed several years earlier, but this USN deep water submersible was exhibited in the US Pavilion at the 1976 International Oceanographic Exposition at Okinawa.

 

Definitely a pinnacle of groovy plexi-geodesic-military design.

 

[image: USIA via Design Review: Industrial Design 23rd Annual, p.155]

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Taken on May 16, 2010