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BLACK FISH by CrazyAsian1 BLACK FISH by CrazyAsian1
Prince William Sound, Alaska 2256.

EPA Patrol log AK-023-01 - Drone diving squad 02. Diver Jonathan Mckenzie 

I was called out from Valdez today to investigate potential underwater pirating activity on the tanker route. The global oil crisis is really pushing people to extremes. As per EPA regulations I went as part of an independent investigation. The PMC's and private security handle actually dealing with the pirates. We were sent to monitor environmental conditions and check for any hazards to the water.

My fellow diver, Hernandez, and I were sent out with Agloolik, 1 of 2 of our Orca drones. Nuliajuk was in the dry dock for maintenance. 

As we neared the target area the amount of oil in the water confirmed our fears that there indeed was a pirate attack in progress. We called in the incident to HQ and began surveying the area hoping all the while that we wouldn't become the next target.

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Hey guys. Got my brain blasted by Black Fish. Then I did some research on the Exxon Valdez incident which occurred in 1989 and the Deepwater Horizon incident which happened back in 2010. Did some more research on the Alaska Oil Pipeline and I've always wanted to do something Alaskan since I went there earlier this year.

It was a lot of fun.

The Orca is a powerful underwater drone. The head is heavily armored with most of the sensitive electronics located further back towards the mid section. The body is dotted with ball cameras giving the drone near 360 degree view in all directions. These add to the drones impressive array of detection methods. The artificial muscle structures for underwater drones are much denser giving it the much needed strength to propel itself underwater. They work more efficiently when deployed in packs but are quite capable of working independently. 

*For those who are curious Agloolik and Nuliajuk are Inuit sea deities.
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Stunning image, the animal turned into a mecha is really great!! BLACK FISH by ~CrazyAsian1 ( Suggested by homunculus888 and Featured by Shue13 )
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Sky-Chaska-x Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
This is incredible, I absoloutely love your work!! :) 
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pavelft Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
This is amazing. Reminds me of something out of an RPG.
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TheBamas Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
To be honest that whale is scary 0_0
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Quickstrike9 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome. Just so awesome.
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Raptrax101 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
u know recently there was another oil spill happened there too
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SpleenJuice13 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
So Fucking Amazing!
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AkuDemyfan Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
Nice~
That's really unique one. And like the slight story you put up for it too.
Really great work with it! :aww:
Also, congrats on the DD! =D
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DarkElektra Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014
the best of february in sci-fi category in :iconparadiseofartists: You're featured in our blog: paradiseofartists.deviantart.c… & in our gallery: justsitback.deviantart.com/?rs…

CONGRATULATIONS!! :icongrin--plz:
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MegaMANDEV Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
Reminds me a lot of Bravest Warriors web cartoon. The ship they fly through space looks essentially a lot like your orca.
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Mojo-Smileyface Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist

Really great ideas you have! They are really well thought out, realistic designs. Super awesome paintings the robotics looks so real! I like orcas, this one is epic! Keep up this great work! :)

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