980608-N-3236B-003

980608-N-3236B-003

NAVAL AIR BASE CORONADO, California (June 8, 1998) -- Navy SEALs attached to SEAL Team One, Naval Air Base Coronado, CA, conducts training using the Nikon/Kodak DCS 425 underwater digital camera which can sends real time digital images to decision makers, and an LPI LPD tracking device uses brevity codes to send both mission status and precise longitude/latitude. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 2nd Class Ted Banks. (RELEASED)

  • Jorge Stamatio 5y

    and canon binoculars :) hehe
  • Artiom Roma 5y

    What!? "..DCS 425 underwater digital camera which can send real time digital images..". Sounds too good to be true, and I'm sure it is. My guess is that this simply means that photos can be easily sent from the field, probably using a small laptop computer and a cell phone (or some other communication device). No way there's a built-in transmitter in this thing. (This was later confirmed by Jim McGarvey, Kodak's lead engineer on the DCS cameras).
  • sawyerlaw 5y

    what's the lens' focal length? any guesses? appears to be a zoom...70-300?
  • Christophe Anagnostopoulos 5y

  • Kenneth Solfjeld 5y

    Looks like a Micro Nikkor lens of some sort..
  • Obvious? 5y

    Looks like a Nikon version of the old Canadian made Leicas for the U S Navy. But, really, what is a riot is the armored binoculars the guy is using. Look at the brand! What a hoot.
    Oh and why can't Nikon make a camera now that looks as cool? My D3s are boring in comparison!
  • RadioFreeCalifornia 5y

    UW = underwater. You shoot tiny wildlife on the reef and the like with a lens like that. Cool looking but not an optimum setup for observation.
  • Keith Smiley 5y

    This is probably the coolest thing in the world.
  • Beaman_Farm_Production 5y

  • Beaman_Farm_Production 5y

    Please add this picture to the Camera Porn group
    www.flickr.com/groups/cameraporn/
  • Kirill Dorokhov 9mo

    What a gear!
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